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just asking questions, evolution edition
# evolution

just asking questions, evolution edition

Rehashing the same old talking points while framing them as questions does not make them better or more correct.

murder and mayhem in the name of faith
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murder and mayhem in the name of faith

Christina fundamentalists may want to ban evolution from schools, but Muslim fundamentalists want to kill anyone who teaches it.

your morning dose of would-be martyrdom
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your morning dose of would-be martyrdom

Argument from a persecution complex is not a persuasive way to defend creationism. Or anything, for that matter...

bill dembski vs. his fundamentalist bosses
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bill dembski vs. his fundamentalist bosses

The man who spent his career dismissing evolution as a faith which scientists were bullied into following is now being threatened by his bosses for disagreeing with young Earth creationism.

how to confuse intuition with indoctrination
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how to confuse intuition with indoctrination

Far too many commentators are way too eager to explain to scientists and science writers why creationism is still a thing. It would be nice if their explanations were actually rooted in the real world.

how natural selection still affects humans
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how natural selection still affects humans

Contrary to what you may have heard, humans are still very much evolving and natural selection plays a huge role in two recently discovered helpful mutations.

and that’s why we still have fish…
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and that’s why we still have fish…

The only argument creationists have against speciation is deploying arbitrary taxonomical semantics.

why darwin was right about the tree of life
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why darwin was right about the tree of life

A study of how proteins are encoded and translated across a dozen species shows that life on Earth had only one population of universal common ancestors.

how evolution shapes brains and microchips
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how evolution shapes brains and microchips

Both brains and microchips try to find the most efficient way to conduct electrical signals. And that has a profound effect on how brains grow and evolve.

the lazy man’s guide to theistic evolution
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the lazy man’s guide to theistic evolution

Deepak Chopra's fluffy quantum creationist woo has a new imitator and he's ready to disappoint readers with a buzzword salad of an essay.

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