Topic / Creationism

Atheists raise enough cash to mock idiotic Ark Encounter

A $2,000 fundraising campaign to create billboards mocking the $101 million Ark Encounter theme park due to open in Kentucky this July raised $3,755 – in just one day! According to this report, columnist and author Dan Arel, together with the Tri-State Freethinkers, launched the appeal for  to poke fun at the creationist park. The […]

Scientific journal withdraws ‘intelligent design’ study

A scientific journal has been forced to withdraw a paper that repeatedly claimed that the human hand is the result of  ‘the Creator’. PLOS ONE, according to its website: Accepts scientifically rigorous research, regardless of novelty … The journal’s publication criteria are based on high ethical standards and the rigour of the methodology and conclusions […]

Schools have a duty to promote evolution far more robustly

Atheist headteacher Tom Sherrington, above, earned praise from Richard Dawkins and others after he went on the offensive recently against the teaching of creationism in UK schools. The head of Highbury Grove School in London revealed in piece on his Headguruteacher blog that he had been addressing the issue of evolution at assemblies in order […]

Creationist Karl L Dahlstrom won’t get $58-m from Dawkins

Back in the mists of time – 1989 to be precise – Richard Dawkins wrote in a New York Times book review that ‘It is absolutely safe to say that if you meet somebody who claims not to believe in evolution, that person is ignorant, stupid or insane (or wicked, but I’d rather not consider […]

From silly kid to cool sceptic dude

ACE (Accelerated Christian Education) is an American brainwashing programme designed to turn children into biblical literalists, mindless little morons who are taught that if science contradicts the Bible in any way, science is in the wrong. It has infiltrated a great many countries, including the UK. Jonny Scaramanga was a victim of ACE, and – […]

Pastafarians granted right to conduct weddings in NZ

The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster in New Zealand has officially been granted permission to conduct marriages. The church was created in 2005 to protest the teaching of creationism, and says on its website: With millions, if not thousands, of devout worshippers, the Church of the FSM is widely considered a legitimate religion, even […]

Dawkins blasts US’s creationist politicians

Republican presidential candidates are pandering to the ignorant when they claim to believe in creationism. That’s the view of world-renowned biologist Richard Dawkins, who said in a TV interview yesterday: I believe what they’re doing is they think that they’ve got to say that in order to appeal to their constituency. And if that’s true, […]

Darwin for youngsters

In Engand lessons about evolution designed for kids aged from ten have begun – thanks to the efforts of the British Humanist Association. A new primary national curriculum in English schools was introduced on September 1. For the first time it includes a module on evolution as part of the year six programme of study […]

Nuclear physicist is a hard-core creationist

Through his unconditional support of the biblical account of creation, South African scientist Dr Brandon van der Ventel (inset above) has become a high-profile poster boy for the anti-evolutionist movement. Hop over to Creation.com, and there you will see how militant van der Ventel is in his opposition to evolution: We, as Christians, have a […]

School cancels trip to creation museum

Meet Otis Kline, above. He is President of the Foundation Advancing Creation Truth (FACT) that operates Glendive Dinosaur & Fossil Museum in Montana – and right now he’s probably spitting tacks over the fact that Americans United for Separation of Church and State sabotaged a school trip to his cock-eyed venture. Until recently Lincoln Elementary School […]