Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 29-Jul-2017 to 4-Aug-2017.
Guest post by BillyBob A recent survey by Pew Research tells a sad tale for Christians; in a mere eight years, their ranks have been reduced by 10%: To be sure, the United States remains home to more Christians than any other country in the world, and a large majority … Continue reading
By BillyBob Is creation science so bad that a layman can refute it? Christian creationist apologist Andrew Snelling in his Answers in Genesis article “Radiohalos—Solving the Mystery of the Missing Bullets” makes a claim so ridiculous that anyone with a pinch of skepticism, an Internet connection and an IQ over … Continue reading
An amusing Doonesbury cartoon perfectly captures my way of addressing those who do not accept evolution. I often ask them if they get the flu shot (assuming they aren’t also anti-vaxers). This Scientific American article is also helpful. h/t Jerry Coyne’s Post @ Why Evolution Is True
I haven’t watched the Ham with cheese on Nye debate yet – it’s a pretty low priority on my list of things to do – but there’s a Buzzfeed post by Matt Stropera that’s gone viral showing creationists holding up questions for the other side (Stropera’s term, not mine).
If you missed the Nye vs. Ham debate and want to see it, you can view it here. If you’d like an analysis of the debate, Jerry Coyne has a nice write up on Why Evolution is True (WEIT) called Who won the big evolution/creation debate? The consensus is Nye … Continue reading