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Truth or Consequences

February 16, 2011

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Debating evolution can be interesting, even fun – but sometimes I get a little frustrated when people try to make it about all Nazis or other unrelated stuff. It seems that some prefer avoiding the science and arguing that Darwin led to the Holocaust, racism, and even school shootings. These are bogus claims to be […]

Darwin at the Abbey

February 12, 2011

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Today marks the birthday of that loved and hated British naturalist, Charles Darwin. I came across a sermon by N.T. Wright which happens to convey some of the attitudes toward Darwin, and how they appear to be more intense here in America compared to Jolly Ol’ England. When I worked here at (Westminster) Abbey one […]

Mammoths and Creation Science

February 6, 2011

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You may have heard about another attempt to clone a woolly mammoth.¬† This project is being carried out by scientists from around the world, and it’s pretty cool. Meanwhile, at places like the Institute of Creation Research (ICR), Creation Scientists are doing something else. ¬†Instead of participating or trying to resurrect a competing extinct animal, […]