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Moses According to Freud

It is no secret that just so stories thrive in Neo-Darwinian explanations of the past. Based more on imagination than data, they get their name from Nobelist Rudyard Kipling's 1902 collection Just So .
(January 21, 2009)
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Hot Water on a Hot Jupiter

For years, astronomers have been searching for water in our Solar System and beyond it. Water is essential for life, and NASA regards the search for life as one of its major activities. Recently ..
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How Did Life Begin? New Research Suggests Meteorites May Have ..

Since Charles Darwin's day, theories about the birth of life have come and gone. Darwin famously speculated about life having begun in a warm pond. Researchers tested the idea in 2006 and found it ..
(December 12, 2008)
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George Orwell and Darwin's Thought Police

Concepts such as Thought Police and slogans like Ignorance is Strength that George Orwell wrote about on the pages of Nineteen Eighty-Four are alive and well in our midst. The Darwinian Thought ..
(October 12, 2008)
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Time For a Green Bible?

What has going green to do with the Bible? More than we would suppose, if we are to take a new Bible edition at face value. While the text itself is not new, a Bible with an emphasis on the ..
(October 07, 2008)
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British Scientist Expelled After Controversy Over Creationism

Creationism is a dangerous word - at least if you say it aloud. Professor Michael Reiss, Director of Education at the Royal Society, the leading science organisation in Great Britain, was forced to ..
(September 23, 2008)
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Sahelanthropus - Fracas Over Purported Human Ancestor

In 2001 a nearly complete skull was found in the Chadian desert. Called Toumai or Sahelanthropus tchadensis, it was announced to be a 7 million year old human ancestor. However, some critics refused ..
(September 06, 2008)
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Old Seal Impression Supports the Historical Reliability of the .

The Old Testament book of Jeremiah mentions Gedaliah, son of Pashur, who served as a minister during king Zedekiah's reign (597- 586 BC). Zedekiah was the last king of Judah before the Babylonian ..
(August 10, 2008)
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Ancient Computer Yields More Surprises

When I took my first course in computer science I learned that Charles Babbage (1791-1871) invented the mechanical computer. But now it seems that the Greeks already made sophisticated calculators ..
(August 10, 2008)
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Dinosaur Graveyard Found in Utah

A large dinosaur graveyard has been unearthed near Hanksville, Utah. Dinosaur experts have characterised the new find as “really amazing". As recently reported by National Geographic News, ..
(June 22, 2008)
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Human Rights For Apes in Spain

Spain is becoming a paradise for apes. The environmental committee of the Spanish parliament has approved a resolution that calls for the right to life and freedom for great apes. The resolution has .
(June 29, 2008)
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New Bird Study Demolishes Darwinian Tree of Life

The Tree of Life is a concept Charles Darwin used in his On The Origin of Species (1859) to explain the relationships of all forms of life. Since then, the concept has evolved considerably but has ..
(July 06, 2008)
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Should Christians Celebrate Evolution?

The Third Way is a Christian magazine published in Great Britain. As its name implies, it attempts to take a theological approach somewhere between conservatism and liberalism. Recently, the magazine .
(July 13, 2008)
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Evolution and the Decadence of the West

Many Darwinists assume that critics of evolution are mostly motivated by religion. They also suppose that creationism and intelligent design are American phenomena that have only recently set foot in .
(July 20, 2008)
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UFOs and Evolution: is There a Connection?

Have you seen any flying saucers lately? Many people think they have. Even now, reports of mysterious sightings are circulating in the press and on Internet forums. The modern UFO boom began in June .
(June 02, 2008)
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Dinosaur Expert - Anti-Creationists Are The Greatest Enemy Of ..

Science education has lately been the source of much heated debate, largely due to the film Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed featuring Ben Stein. Stein's documentary lamented the monopoly of ..
(May 16, 2008)
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New Scientist Uses Theological Arguments In Trying To Disprove .

New Scientist is a popular weekly science magazine. Recently, its web version included a special section on 24 usual evolution myths. Some of the arguments follow an old Darwinian pattern, resorting ..
(April 27, 2008)
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Arthur C. Clarke - Brilliant Visions But Bad Scientific ..

Arthur C. Clarke, who died on March 19 at age 90, was one of the most popular science fiction writers of the 20th century. He is best known for his novel 2001: A Space Odyssey(1968). Its film version .
(March 20, 2008)
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The Crab That Forgot To Evolve

A recent study in the journal Paleontology includes a paper on the discovery of a horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) fossil said to date from the Upper Ordovician period or some 445 million years ..
(March 14, 2008)
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Modern Birds Lived With Dinosaurs

It seems that dinosaurs have recently acquired many new neighbors. At the beginning of the year, science journals announced that beetles lived during the dinosaur era. Recently, we learned that ..
(February 18, 2008)
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Lucy - But Grandmother! What Big Feet You Have

Mom, look at those tiny dolphins. A little girl had just left the dolphinarium and was staring at small tropical fish in an aquarium. Having looked at dolphins for the past hour or so she naturally ..
(January 30, 2008)
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Lucy, Ex-Grandmother On Tour

In 1974 Donald Johanson's team found the bones of an extinct hominid in the Afar region in Ethiopia. The same night John Lennon and Paul McCarthy's song Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds was played in ..
(January 30, 2008)
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