Category Archives: Science

Mazel Tov! (a change from the usual)

Francis has drawn from a wide variety of sources, partly to buttress his arguments, partly to underscore the universality of his message. He regularly cites passages from his two predecessors, Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, even as … Continue reading

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Urban legend or real?

Story to be confirmed in June, according to the post. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/04/26/1205102/-South-Carolina-Christian-School-Fourth-Grade-Science-Test?detail=email# Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 02:28 PM PDT South Carolina Christian School Fourth Grade Science Quiz by gizmo59Follow The source of this quiz is the father of the student … Continue reading

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To follow that up…

For the anti-vaccination crowd: religion based, faith- (whatever that might be) based, and generally mistrusting scientific or governmental authority. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/02/03/1361929/-Point-Set-Match?detail=email#

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Republican senator says restaurants should be able to opt-out of mandatory handwashing

So, this isn’t a minister of God, but it still works under the category of “all rules are completely arbitrary”. http://www.dailykos.com/story/2015/02/03/1362005/-Republican-senator-says-restaurants-should-be-able-to-opt-out-of-mandatory-handwashing?detail=email

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Christian broadcaster: Ebola could cleanse US of atheists, gay people, and sluts

Or maybe it’s a plot by Obama. http://mobile.rawstory.com/all/2014-08-07-christian-broadcaster-ebola-could-cleanse-us-of-atheists-gay-people-and-sluts#1 Why just these? Why not other sinners, such as, for instance, warmongers, hatemongers (but maybe that’s getting a little too close to home), etc?

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Don’t let Data Get in the Way of Faith!

An organization called The Cornwall Alliance for The Stewardship of Creation recently issued what it calls “An Evangelical Declaration on Global Warming.” Here are someselected quotations from that document: We believe Earth and its ecosystems–created by God’s intelligent design and infinite … Continue reading

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Good News! No Global Warming!

In 2009, John Shimkus, Republican of Illinois, and a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, argued that climate change is a myth because God told Noah he would never again destroy Earth by … Continue reading

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