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Nye/Ham Debate Pt1: Biblical Assumptions

February 14, 2014

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It was cool to see that the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate drew such a huge amount of attention and was viewed by an estimated 3 million people. Americans remain interested in the subject, and hold a diversity of views that don’t all fit neatly into the two positions represented at the debate.¬†According to a 2012¬†Gallup […]

Interview with Paleontologist Donald Prothero

February 12, 2014

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A few days after the Bill Nye/Ken Ham debate, I had the opportunity to interview paleontologist and geologist Donald R. Prothero about the debate, his role in prepping Bill Nye, and his work as a scientist, professor, and lecturer. I’ve posted the audio from our interview at the top of this post, so you can […]

Did you watch Bill Nye debate Ken Ham?

February 9, 2014

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Last week Bill Nye the Science Guy came to the Creation Museum to debate Answers In Genesis founder Ken Ham. The auditorium was packed, and millions of people watched it online. The next few posts here will be about the debate, so check it out and join the discussion. It’s available on YouTube, and embedded […]

Grave Robbers

April 16, 2013

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This 150-year-old debate over evolution can flare up in all kinds of places. Sometimes the issue gets wrapped into a court case, a school board election, and sometimes things play out in the media. Bill Nye ignited the controversy recently by making a video blasting creationism. Answers in Genesis offered an underwhelming response video and […]

Hitler Again?

April 12, 2013

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For 10 years, I engineered and helped produce a Christian radio program for children. I followed the industry and went to a national¬†conference in Texas to hang out with others in the Christian radio scene. I found some common interest with other engineers and younger Christians, but found many of the older broadcasters to be […]

Are You A Primate?

August 20, 2012

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Are you a primate? Scientists say that you are. They’ve been saying it before Darwin came along, and people have been arguing with them ever since. Is there a significant physical difference between humans and other primates which can be used to get us out of that classification? In the 1700’s, Carl Linnaeus began to […]

Pageant Theory Becomes Law?

July 29, 2011

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Maybe I should apologize for being too tough on the Miss USA contestants last month [read post]. None of them seemed to understand what a scientific theory was, but it may not be their fault. Apparently science education materials sometimes get it wrong and kids can be misled. My wife and I just bought a […]