It's a story making its way around the internet at the moment, Bryan College of Dayton, Tennessee is returning to its fundamentalist roots and obligating professors to sign a creationist statement.
“Everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was…lived there—on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.” Carl Sagan
On February 23, 2014 In Ancient Science, Creationism, Evangelicalism, Evolution, Featured, History, Myth, Opinion, Scripture, Theology, Toledo Faith and Values, Universe
If you’re not a creationist, the temptation might be to finish the title of this post with “on everything.” So go ahead. Say it aloud and you’ll probably feel better. In my recent article, “‘There is a book,’ but Ken Ham has no idea how to read it,” at Toledo Faith & Values (our
For this week's 3 for Thursday, MinutePhysics looks at three simple ways to time travel (that you're already doing) and three complicated theoretical ones.
Charles Darwin’s birthday (February 12) is this week and social media is bustling with Darwin quotes, articles on evolution, and talk of HBO’s documentary, Questioning Darwin. There is little doubt that evolution continues to create a stir, especially with 46 percent of Americans being creationists. For this week, therefore, it seemed appropriate to do
“…ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge.” ~ Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man
The narrator of E. L. Doctorow’s new novel is Andrew. Or, more accurately, Andrew’s brain. Or, perhaps most accurately, some consciousness that refers to itself as Andrew. It’s hard to get your bearings in this novel of neuroscience, because Andrew is the ultimate unreliable narrator: he knows that “there is nothing you can think
In this week's 3 for Thursday, V.S. Ramachandran gives us three clues for understanding the brain. He also demonstrates that we all have Synesthesia.