It’s a while since I branched out to new webcomics. Any recommendations?
Dana Hunter thoughtfully put together a links roundup (so I didn’t have to) on the many many creationists who are very cross with astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson right now because he’s talking science on TV.
Secular is one of those words that theocratic propagandists have shifted the Overton Window on, to make it seem like secular is the opposite of pluralist when in fact it is only a secular stance that makes pluralism possible. Post-secular? Hm.
Items of interest come across recently in my feed-reader. What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links in comments.
Lots of people in skeptical circles have linked to this, so many of you may have seen it already. Marvellous effort from Cristina in Romania, pointing out that not only is the latest attempt by American fundagelicals to demonise Darwin full of the usual ignorance of actual science, misrepresentations of science and outright falsehoods about Darwin and science, it’s full of double standards and blatant hypocrisy as well.
Pick either word: theory or evolution – creationists don’t have a clue what they mean. A theory in science is not a guess or speculation, despite how the word has been bastardised in sloppy general usage – a theory in… Read More ›
In Dover, Pennsylvania, the school board elections ousted the Republican fundevangelicals who want intelligent design taught in high school science class. In Kansas, a different lot of fundevangelicals voted to change school science standards to include be more critical of… Read More ›