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Bering in Mind

Creationism Feels Right, but That Doesn’t Make it So

Psychological researchers suggest that evolutionary thinking is unnatural

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Bering in Mind

Is Religion Adaptive? It’s Complicated

A group of Darwinian theorists discuss religion in Edinburgh, Scotland

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How Well Do Miss USA Contestants Represent Their States?

Last month , contestants in the Miss USA pageant were "scared to death," according to Fox News. Why were they so terrified? They feared "polarizing questions" asked in interviews taped before the pageant, including “Should evolution be taught in schools?” After the pageant, observers noted that the victor, formerly Miss California, had declared herself "a huge [...]

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Observations

Italy science council funds creationist book

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After hosting a panel earlier this year to discuss supposed flaws in evolutionary theory, Italy’s science agency the National Research Council (CNR) reportedly put up thousands of dollars to help with the publication of a follow-up book, Evolutionism: The Decline of an Hypothesis. The move has vexed many scientists in the country where the Vatican [...]

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Speaking of Tax Dollars… Do You Like Yours Spent on Teaching Creationism?

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After the State of the Union address last night, everyone is talking about how best to spend tax dollars. So it seems appropriate to bring this into the conversation. Slate published a critical interactive map this week showing schools that allow the teaching of creationism in their science classrooms while receiving public funding. It’s a [...]

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