Richard Dawkins

This post is an appendix to my Washington Times Communities article, Darwinocracy: The evolution question in American politics. Does Darwin rule the electorate? Why does a stigma surround those who are skeptical of Darwinism, and how should candidates respond? Ah, the evolution question. It’s one

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My break from college thus far has been quite interesting. In the midst of keeping myself plenty busy with writing projects, some surprises hatched along the way. On July 5th we put one of our Transylvania Naked Neck/Silkie cross hens in the clutch pen to

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It has been quite awhile since I made a blog post categorized under the “Journal” label. In an effort to be professional and not fill the blogosphere with personalized, sentimental clutter that once characterized the silly blog posts of my teen years, I effectively ceased

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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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“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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…Asteroids, asteroids, we all fall down. “Evolution is so ‘out there’ that it’s on its way out,” a friend told me.  She had many reasons to conclude that it is irrational of some scientists to proclaim that macroevolution is fact.  But I’m unable to agree

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