Category Archives: Science

Science Friction – Creation

It’s a bit dated in some instances now (such as not being able to take into account the Kitzmiller case), but it’s a very compelling look at the still ongoing debate:

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Just How Deep Is Deep?

There are few things on earth that more impressively show the vastness of what we have yet to discover than the Mariana Trench…

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Introduction to Naturalism

Most people, including many freethinkers, are unaware that notions such as atheism, agnosticism, skepticism and freethought all rely on a set of rules that are described by a particular system of philosophy. This philosophy, known as Naturalism, also describes the … Continue reading

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CFI Needs Your Immediate Help to Close an Extraordinary Budget Gap!

For many years, an anonymous donor has provided very generous support to the Council for Secular Humanism, an affiliate of the Center for Inquiry (CFI).  In recent years, this donor has given $800,000 annually.  This sum is equivalent to about … Continue reading

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Because evolution happens, and the fossil record shows it…

Many time creationists will pull out the old line “well show me a transitional fossil”, not understanding that virtually every extinct species that was not a dead end itself, IS a transitional fossil. And even more importantly, every living species … Continue reading

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Quote Of The Moment

“Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge” – Carl Sagan

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Discovery shows that humans were in Israel 2,000 years before world was created

Religious apologists love to trot out archeological finds that they believe “prove” their particular holy book or religious doctrine to be correct. This leads to frauds like the Shroud of Turin, the James Ossuary, the Lost Tomb of Jesus, and … Continue reading

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Two Baba Brinkman raps about Evolution and Natural Selection

Extract from Baba Brinkman’s Natural Selection Rap, performed in the Centre for Systems Biology, University of Birmingham, England And Baba Brinkman’s freestyle rap “Performance, Feedback, Revision” from “The Rap Guide to Evolution’, live in front of 3,500 people at Robin … Continue reading

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A response to “6 Ultimate Reasons not to be an atheist “

I would like to thank Sarah Hippolitus for all of her hard work on this post. I originally wrote up my own answers to each point, but thought that getting the perspective of somebody more knowledgeable about philosophy and neuroscience … Continue reading

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Quote Of The Moment

“At the heart of science is an essential balance between two seemingly contradictory attitudes – an openness to new ideas, no matter how bizarre or counterintuitive they may be, and the most ruthless skeptical scrutiny of all ideas, old and … Continue reading

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