August 11, 2022

Month: July 2013

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Lookout, it’s projecting!

This weekend, I’m happy to say I’ll be giving a lecture at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. I plan to explain what Texas deems ‘essential knowledge and skills‘ regarding instruction on evolution, as it is introduced -even to home school students- at the high school level. Now why is a factual education so much […]

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The sudden suspicious silence of answersingenesis

To recap: My wife Lilandra found out that Ken Ham will be lying to the Texas Home-school Coalition on August 1st thru 3rd. She being a former creationist and now a science teacher, expressed her concerns about that. Ham heads answersingenesis, a disingenuous pseudoscience propaganda site that is listed as one of the top ten […]

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Tonight on Dogma Debate

I found out on Friday afternoon that Rachel Brown and I were to run this week’s episode of Dogma Debate, because Smalley will be out-of-town. I wanted to line up a couple of science-heavy guests that she and I would like to talk to, but there just wasn’t enough advanced notice to set that up. […]

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Wretched behavior

The FtBConscience conference happened to be on our 5th wedding anniversary, so the wife and I talked about how we met, and how we inspired each other’s activism. She’s a science teacher, so we have a common enemy in the creationist camp, and we talked a bit about our history with that too. I’m glad […]

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Where are the Asian Faces of Freethought?

This quote from John Xu… “I have often remarked how little interest people of my ethnicity have for secularist and freethought issues. My theory is that this is because they are the product of very complicated and difficult social, political, and intellectual turmoils of the 20th Century. Most Chinese people I know are brought up with […]

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