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Lamar W. Hankins : Slipping Creationism into Texas Textbooks

Political cartoon by Kirk Anderson. Image from The Skeptical Teacher. How Texas’ Board of Education will slip creationism into textbooks Since a majority of the reviewers of the science texts are ‘creationists’ or proponents of ‘intelligent design,’ there can be … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Slipping Creationism into Texas Textbooks

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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Is Religion a Parasitic Meme or a Helpful Adaptation?

Moai at Easter Island. Moai are the living faces of deified ancestors. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Religion:Parasitic meme or helpful adaptation? That humans are religious is indisputable. Like morality, religion in one form or another seems to be a universal aspect … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Is Religion a Parasitic Meme or a Helpful Adaptation?

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Robert Jensen : Why We Won and How We Are Losing

Going, going… Image from Earthweek.From start to finish:Why we won and how we are losing A review essay on human origins and contemporary crises. By Robert Jensen | The Rag Blog | September 27, 2012 James Howard Kunstler, Too Much … finish reading Robert Jensen : Why We Won and How We Are Losing

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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Ways of Knowing

Cartoon by Piraro. Image from Sandwalk.Ways of Knowing The whole thing is about life perpetuating itself, about what we will do, how we will act, in different situations. By Bill Meacham | The Rag Blog | June 27, 2012 Each … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : Ways of Knowing

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IDEAS / Bill Meacham : How Evolution Works

Charles Darwin: Blame it all on him. Image from Wikimedia Commons. Evolution Regardless of your opinion on the ultimate purpose of it all, it is important to understand how evolution works because the theory reflects reality, and basing your actions … finish reading IDEAS / Bill Meacham : How Evolution Works

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Lamar W. Hankins : Darwin Day and Change We Can Believe In

Image from National Center for Science Education.A solution to the post-Super Bowl blahs:Darwin Day 2012 By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | February 6, 2012 If you are having withdrawal from all the excitement of the Super Bowl, … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Darwin Day and Change We Can Believe In

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Bill Freeland : More Evolution at Ten

Rag Blog graphic by Bill Freeland. See Bill’s video version here.Verified by a second source: Image courtesy of Richard Jehn / The Rag Blog.The Rag Blog / Posted September 15, 2010

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Texans : Living Proof that Evolution’s a Myth?

Cartoon by Stanfill / The Far Left Side.Thanks to Ted McLaughlin and jobsanger / The Rag Blog

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Dr. Gerry Lower : Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and Human Evolution

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin / Graphic from Wikipedia CommonsPierre Teilhard de Chardin and Human Evolution Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was a well-educated French Jesuit priest who first attempted to blend evolution with religion in his book ‘The Phenomenon of Man.’ … finish reading Dr. Gerry Lower : Pierre Teilhard de Chardin and Human Evolution

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Sarah Palin : Dinosaurs and Men on Earth Together

Devil Dinosaur #2.According to Palin the two species coexisted 6,000 years ago, about 65 million years after dinosaurs are believed to have become extinct.By Rachel Weiner / September 28, 2008 The LA Times reports: Soon after Sarah Palin was elected … finish reading Sarah Palin : Dinosaurs and Men on Earth Together

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Junior and Sarah Won’t Be Happy About This

Sections of Church likely to be dismayed by Darwin moveCharles Darwin to receive apology from the Church of England for rejecting evolutionBy Jonathan Wynne-Jones / September 14, 2008 The Church of England is to apologise to Charles Darwin for its … finish reading Junior and Sarah Won’t Be Happy About This

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EDUCATION : Texas Fiction Science

Image © Austin Cline, Licensed to About; Original Poster: Library of CongressThe State Board of Education does its part to fantasize biologyBy Andrea Grimes There’s nothing the evil overlords of the fictional future like more than a nice, healthy round … finish reading EDUCATION : Texas Fiction Science

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