Month: February 2014

“Observational Science” vs. “Historical Science”

I recently replied to a post on facebook.  Out of respect for the person, I will not include the original quote.  However, the post mainly claimed that there is a difference between “observable science” and “historical science” (referring to the debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham).  The person then went on to claim that […]

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Mormonthink.com

MormonThink.com is one of the best websites around today for LDS people or even non-LDS people for understanding what issues critics have with the Book of Mormon in particular. It does a great job of presenting both the LDS Church’s current, on-the-record stance for each issue, and a thorough description of the criticisms presented by […]

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JW Survey

JW Survey is a website that covers news events that are pertinent to the religion of Jehovah’s Witnesses. The site is run by John Cedars, a former Witness from Britain. Stories on the site include a wide variety of topics, ranging from leaked internal documents to the proceedings in child abuse cases. The website also […]

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29+ Evidences for Evolution

Talkorigins has a compiled list of evidences for evolution.  For each piece of evidence, there are two parts:  1) “Confirmation” – this part explains how evolution correctly accounts for the described evidence, and 2) “Potential falsification” – this part describes how this piece of evidence could have falsified the theory of evolution, if the evidence would […]

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Bill Nye Vs Ken Ham

In case you weren’t aware, Bill Nye (yes, the science guy) is debating the notorious founder of the Creation museum, Ken Ham tonight. Since the arguments for creationism pretty much revolve around believing something first, and then trying to back it up with pseudo-scientific evidence, this isn’t so much a debate as it an episode […]

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Richard Dawkins at TED

Biologist Richard Dawkins launches into a full-on appeal for atheists to make public their beliefs and to aggressively fight the incursion of religion into politics and education. Dawkins’ scornful tone drew strongly mixed reactions from the audience; some stood and applauded his courage. Others wondered whether his strident approach could do more harm than good. […]

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The Life You Can Save

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Secular Morality by Theoretical Bullshit

Youtube user Theoretical Bullshit presents on why secular morality is “better” than a theistic morality system.

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