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Is the March for Science “Non-partisan” Stance Dishonest?

It looks like the “non-partisan” March for Science could very well provide some interesting material over the next few weeks.  Let’s start with this report: Hundreds of science supporters gathered here in Copley Square this afternoon at a rally coinciding … Continue reading

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The Original March For Science Symbol

Here’s what the original March for Science symbol looked like (HT: Dhay): The web page used to say: Isn’t science apolitical? Yes. Scientists, however are not. The march is non-partisan, however it is intended to have an impact on policy … Continue reading

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March for Science: The Extreme Left’s Trojan Horse?

On the March For Science page, we currently read: Science is not a field that should be understood only by a small few — every person, from every background, deserves an education that encourages scientific learning alongside the arts and … Continue reading

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March for Social Justice Science

Check out this tweet from the March For Science activists: colonization, racism, immigration, native rights, sexism, ableism, queer-, trans-, intersex-phobia, & econ justice are scientific issues ✊🏾🌈 — March for Science (@ScienceMarchDC) January 29, 2017 Also: At the March for … Continue reading

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Politicizing Science

Over at his blog, atheist actvist Hemant Mehta posted the following: For the past few years, a member of Congress has introduced a resolution in the House to honor Charles Darwin on his birthday. Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) did it … Continue reading

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Atheists not all that interested in science

We are told that atheists love science.  After all, it’s this deep love of science that has supposedly led to their atheism.  Yet I think this is just an image the atheist movement uses to sell itself.  After all, atheist … Continue reading

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Elite Scientists Don’t Have Elite Reasons for Being Atheists

One of the favorite arguments in the atheist movement is to point to leading scientists and note that a majority of them are atheists. The argument is, of course, pathetic and not much different from trying to score some point … Continue reading

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Science shows that Dawkins Misrepresents Science

From here: Controversial British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins is well-known for his criticism of religion, but a new Rice University study of British scientists reveals that a majority who mentioned Dawkins’ work during research interviews reject his approach to public … Continue reading

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When Ignorance Meets Arrogance

In his book Sense and Goodness without God, Richard Carrier writes: Many animals have unique personalities, memories, and mental abilities, and can be “conscious” of their surroundings, even to a certain extent themselves. But to be able to fully perceive … Continue reading

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The Faith of an Atheist

Zoltan Istvan’s campaign promises as an atheist candidate for president represent splendid examples of atheist faith in action. Let’s consider example #1 for today. Zoltan is apparently a single-issue candidate, promising that if he was President, he would get the … Continue reading

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