Recently Michael Schermer, the publisher of Skeptic magazine and a well-known figure in the atheist and secular circles, published an article on the Scientific American website on abortion. Unsurprisingly, given it is Michael Schermer, the article displayed a level of mental gymnastics and cognitive dissonance that would be hard to fathom if Schermer did not regularly display … Continue reading A Skeptics Take on Abortion
A recent article from Nature chronicled the efforts by scientists to create a self-replicating artificial cell. While this is a very interesting project and carries potential medical implications, it also raises some significant ethical questions. Providing a balance between the ethical implications and the needs of research will likely be a delicate balance moving forward. … Continue reading Cells from Scratch?
Disclaimer, this might be a bit of a rant and is not my normal style. Our Christianity in America is dead. It's not dying, it's not sick, it's dead. The corpse just hasn't collapsed into the grave yet. And if you think that's an extreme statement, buckle up because I'm going to say a lot … Continue reading Our Shallow Christianity
As mentioned in the preceding article of this series, one of the frequent accusations made against creationists by evolutionists is that Noah could not have fit all the animal species on the Ark. Considering there are around 6.5 million land animal species known to science, this would be a fair accusation if the word “kind” … Continue reading Species vrs Kind (Research Article)