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Bill Nye on creationism: It’s like teaching the earth is flat

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How To Be a Denialist in Ten Easy Steps

In the latest New Scientist they cover the ever blooming fields of denialism that popped up everywhere or that bloomed anew in the first decade of the new millennium. One of their references is an important paper from Martin Mckee, … Continue reading

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Simple but Eloquent Proofs of our Common Ancestry

Science uses some of the SINEs and LINEs of our times to track our common ancestry, and determine some of what had to be true of your evolution and mine. Our great national shame is that only Turkey has lower … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Conundrum

A panel discussion of the drivers and restrainers to building new Nuclear Energy plants in the US. The panel is well rounded with Stewart Brand, Michael Brune and Industry represtentation. Continue reading

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Holier than Thou: Outcast for Promoting Science

You might remember Ken from the infamous “Creationism Museum” in KY, you know the one where they imply that all black people are cursed. Continue reading

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AGW: Still Very Real Despite all the Luddite Mobs Trying to Storm the Castle

covers several of the recent climate denialist headlines, which almost always get things exactly wrong or backwards. Continue reading

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Happy 200th Birthday Charles Darwin

Today is international Darwin Day, and it’s Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday as well. It’s a great day to celebrate and I recommend going to see “Creation” tonight.

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Why We Believe in Myths

Michael Shermer at TED For those who doubt the mind’s ability to create patterns where none exist I present my childhood encounter with the phenomenon, and Ladel Rat Rotten Hut.

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Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming Were Known About in the Late 50’s

we’ve known about the effects of CO2 and the Greenhouse effect since the 1950’s. The debate has never really been over whether CO2 can effect the world’s temperature, it’s always been about figuring out how much and how soon. Continue reading

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Creationism: Still Crazy After all These Years

Creationism: Still Crazy After all These Years Eugenie Scott is always a good listen.

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