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Beware of Dogma: Bob Jones University's Biology for Christian Schools

Page ONE of Ultra-Christian Bob Jones University’s Biology for Christian Schools reads:

(1) “‘Whatever the Bible says is so; whatever man says may or may not be so,’ is the only a Christian can take .

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PZ Myers EXPELLED from Expelled!?!?

A number of blogs have already commented on this unsurprising bit of irony: the makers of Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (an upcoming Intelligent Design/Creationist crocumentary attempting to cast mainstream science – and evolutionary science in particular – as a dogmatic and somewhat totalitarianesque regime, to misrepresent evolutionary biology and the research behind it, and to suggest linkages between acceptance of evolution to Nazi Germany and Stalinist Russia) … 189 more words

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The fundamentalist's implicit acknowledgement of his own ridiculousness

Dave Scot at Uncommon Descent seems to implicitly recognize the ridiculousness of religiousness in this shot he takes at the Creationist delusion of “Darwinism”. 320 more words

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Responding to Intelligent Design/Creationism: The Law of Biogenesis

This is the first entry of an ongoing program on this blog dedicated to responding to Intelligent Design/Creationist claims. Leading Intelligent Design/Creationism advocates accuse mainstream scientists of being dogmatically attached to naturalistic evolution, they describe evolution as being a faith rather than a scientific enterprise, they refer to those who accept evolution as “Darwinists”, so as to promote the fallacious notions that i) evolutionary biology is reducible to the ideas of Charles Darwin; ii) that mainstream scientists view Darwin and “Darwinism” as unquestionable and infallible; and iii) that Social Darwinist projects like eugenics practiced during the holocaust are somehow natural straight-forward outcomes of the acceptance of evolution. 360 more words

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I just received a poem from Rapture Alert about Darwin's alleged recantation of evolution and conversion to Christianity...

For those of you who haven’t heard of Rapture Alert, it’s a website dedicated to the anticipation of the rapture. One of the website’s fans or administrators just sent in a poem in response an earlier… 542 more words

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Jack Rivall reviews the Intelligent Design Wedge Strategy to insert Christianity into the Science Class

Jack Rivall, a friend and fellow secular activist from North Dakota, recently reviewed the Intelligent Design Wedge Strategy to insert Christianity into the public Science classroom (and to create an illusion of scientific respectability). 1,532 more words

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