Send In The Clones!

Fifteen years ago a sheep called Dolly arrived into our world and caused a sensation. A living, breathing (and bleating) sheep created from an adult cell, Dolly was not the first animal to be cloned, but she became the most famous. After Dolly’s birth, many scientists predicted flocks of all types of cloned species were …

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Big History Project by David Christian

Big history weaves evidence and insights from many scientific and historical disciplines across 13.7 billion years into a single, accessible origin story. One that explores who we are, how we got here, how we are connected to everything around us, and where we may be heading. The concept arose from a desire to go beyond …

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The Problem with Plato

Our modern society would have you convinced that we owe a great deal to the likes of Plato and Aristotle. School books are filled with praise for these so called “lovers of wisdom”. We are all too familiar with Plato, but how many of us are familiar with the teachings of Democritus? How many of …

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Merely a Theory?

I would like to take this opportunity to explain something that is consistently being repeated incorrectly by certain members in our society, that "Evolution is only a theory!" In a discussion moderated by anchor Miles O'Brien on CNN, Christine O'Donnell squared off against Michael McKinney, a University of Tennessee professor of evolutionary biology. Not only …

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Rosh Hashanah: Celebrating 6,000 Years of Ignorance!

Rosh Hashanah has arrived and I couldn’t be more excited, it’s the perfect time to talk about just how ridiculous this holiday is. This article will not discuss the origins of this holiday, nor any of the myths associated with it. For a nice overview of this “special” day, please visit chabad.org. Instead, this article …

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Quoting Einstein…

Apologists love to cite Albert Einstein as an example of an incredibly gifted scientist who was also a religious theist like them. To the believers, Einstein’s words supposedly rebut the idea that science conflicts with religion. You can find such silly arguments in books, the web, etc. However, the truth is that Einstein consistently and …

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