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Discovery Institute Still Undermining Science

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 11.05.2016 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

The Seattle-based Discovery Institute, America's tiny but loud voice for Intelligent Design, is once again trotting out their thoroughly discredited argument that good science education requires that our public schools "teach the controversy."

Evolution's Refusal To Die

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 07.20.2013 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

The most interesting strategy employed by anti-evolutionists over the last century and a half has been to report that "Darwinism is Dead" or "Evolution has Collapsed." The exercise is all but meaningless in terms of scientific discussion.

Outgoing Pope Benedict Was A Friend Of Science

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 04.19.2013 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

An underappreciated achievement of Pope Benedict has been his consistent support for science. Benedict was a quiet and powerful voice calling for Christians to embrace science.

When It Comes to Anti-Evolution Arguments, Americans Need to Be More Cynical

Jason Rosenhouse | Posted 05.10.2012 | Science
Jason Rosenhouse

Creationists, however, are perfectly happy to hold forth on a wide variety of subjects, including physics, biology, paleontology, genetics, anatomy and others. People study for years to become experts in any one of these disciplines, but this does not deter creationists in the slightest.

New 'Monkey Law' Imperils Science In Tennessee

Cara Santa Maria | Posted 07.23.2012 | Science
Cara Santa Maria

We live in the 21st century, the century of biotechnology. Without an appropriate understanding of evolution, students will be at a disadvantage in the workforce. And without an understanding of anthropogenic climate change, how can we expect Tennessee children to grow up to become members of an informed electorate?

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: Tennessee Passes Anti-Evolution Law | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.20.2012 | Science

2012-03-21-Screenshot20120321at2.33.10PM.jpgMonday evening, a new bill was approved by the Tennessee Senate that will protect teachers who wish to promote "alternate" scientific theories. What does this mean for the students?

Louisiana Lawmaker Fighting Back Against State's War On Science

Mother Jones | Nicole Pasulka | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics

Louisiana State Senator Karen Carter Peterson wants to make sure evolution's taught in Louisiana science classes. This week, Peterson introduced a bil...

Creationism in New Hampshire: Attacking Science and Undermining Religious Freedom

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.06.2012 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Two anti-evolution bills have just been introduced and will be taken up by the New Hampshire legislature in February.

Creationists Drive Young People Out Of The Church

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 01.18.2012 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

In the name of protecting Christianity from a secularism perceived as corrosive to the faith, the creationists are unwittingly driving the best and brightest evangelicals out of the church.

Darwin, Baptists And The Search For Truth

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

This is the Darwin of history -- not the fictional character preferred by his anti-evolutionary critics. It is the story of an honest seeker, with a profound respect for the truth, even when it did not serve his purposes.

Christian Creationism And Intelligent Design Gain Foothold In Turkey

Washington Post | Marc Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With direct and indirect help from American foes of evolution, similarly-minded Turks have aggressively made the case that Charles Darwin's theory is ...