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Posted inEthics and Morality

One Flew Over The Cuckoo Test

Reading Time: 4 minutes At some point during our merry journey through secularism, we all encounter some benighted religious people who make arguments that only seem to work if you already accept their conclusions. Whenever Christians send messages about creationism to my atheism blog, they tend to be religious, faith-based arguments. I try to use scientific, evidence-based arguments in […]

Posted inEvolution

Did God Give You Kidney Stones?

Reading Time: 6 minutes I would like to introduce you to Matthew Sabatine who will contribute a few pieces that can also be found on his own blog – details below. Over to him: DNA is often given supernatural attributes and its uniqueness is often hard to separate from God as an origin. I have witnessed this understanding many […]

Posted inEvolution

Paley’s Watchmaker and Arguing with Creationists

Reading Time: 15 minutes Last night, I did something I promised I wouldn’t do again. I stayed up until past 2 o’clock in the morning arguing with creationists on Facebook. Originally, I just thought they were normal theists. I don’t know how I “know” him, but this one particular theist posted a status on Facebook that went like this: […]

Posted inBiology, Science

Origins of Life

Reading Time: 6 minutes My old blogging compadre, Smilodon’s Retreat, recently chipped in on some abiogenesis chat on a few threads I posted. He has kindly let me repost an old piece of his that should have some relevance. It can be found in original for here at his home at SIN. It’s a few years old but still […]

Posted inEvolution

Humans as the Epitome of Design

Reading Time: < 1 minute The idea that humanity is the epitome of design comes from the notion that God designed us, and given his OmniPowers, his design skills will be awesome (perfect, even). The perfect designed designs perfectly. God designed us, and so there must be some quality design going on. But we are a bit shit at a lot of […]

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