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As science is increasingly politicized in the Delaware senate race, viewers have to wonder – what is a Darwinian skeptic, and is it safe to have one in Congress? Last week, Bill Maher didn’t unearth an archived youthful indiscretion to make Christine O’Donnell the laughingstock

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Berlinski vs. Hitchens: An agnostic secular Jew and an atheist debate the implications of a purely secular society. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — On Sept. 7, David Berlinski and Christopher Hitchens met for a debate in Birmingham, Alabama. Hosted by the Fixed Point Foundation, the debate premise

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A disturbing aspect of James J. Lee’s case is that his quest was logical according to respected — albeit false — premises. This month began with a scare at Discovery Channel headquarters in Silver Spring, Md.  Armed with a gun and explosives, environmental extremist James

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A common atheistic argument against intelligent design is that we can’t fill gaps in our understanding of the natural world with a creator.  In light of some silly traditions in pagan cultures such as thunder being the gods fighting or bowling, or winter being when

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Winning minds is one thing.  Winning hearts is a totally different matter.  I’ll explain later. She’s conservative.  She loves and defends Christians.  She believes America was founded on Judeo-Christian values.  She says she would never vote for an atheist President.  But S.E. Cupp herself is

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“How do you gain protection against the dragon?  By naming the dragon.” – from The Hobbit Companion‘s analysis of the dragon Smaug in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit I’m a History major, and the history of science is one of my primary interests.  On a technical

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3000-2000 B.C. – Job exclaims how badly he wants his words written in a book – with an iron stylus and lead, to be specific (Job19:23). 1600-1400 B.C. – The Book of the Wars of the LORD is referenced (Numbers 21:14). 1525-1405 B.C. – Moses

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It’s a commonplace scenario that was repeated recently: Christian invites unbeliever to salvation.  Unbelieving onlookers wag their heads and proceed to enact the contemporary equivalent of stoning or the lion’s den, whichever stamps the notion out quickest. “Wow, Hume’s attempt to inject religion into a

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The exceptionalism of Jesus Christ was his livelihood, and yet he could not bring himself to believe it. The Reads’ little red Honda scooted down the narrow driveway along the rail fence of the Christmas tree farm.  It was December of 1993; Amanda was a

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