Aliens on Mars

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Now we have the “alien skull” on Mars in the news. As with all things evolutionary, people see what they want to see. I happen to be currently reading Confessions of An Alien Hunter, by Seth Shostak of SETI (with whom I’ve had some contact (no pun intended) in the past). If it were not […]

Time, and Time Again

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If you don’t believe what I said at the end of the article below this one, here’s another item for you from none other than Carl Sagan in his book The Varieties of Scientific Experience. It is a book in which Sagan seems obsessed with trying to demonstrate that God had nothing to do with […]

Ahh, the Magic of Evolution!

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I’m currently reading Cosmic Quest: Searching for Intelligent Life Among the Stars, by Margaret Poynter and Michael J. Klein (Atheneum, 1984). As many of us are aware, if it were not for the myth of Evodelusion, we would not be searching for life among the stars because it doesn’t exist apart from Evodelusionary imagination, which […]

“I’ve Got to Stop You”

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I’m currently reading Doubts about Darwin : A History of Intelligent Design, by Thomas Woodward. He recounts a meeting between the late Stephen Gould and ID proponent (and author of Darwin on Trial) Phillip Johnson, just prior to the second session of a debate between the two. Gould warned Johnson that he was going to […]

For those whose last supper will be their last:

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I recently came across The World Famous Atheist Cook Book, which of course is probably only “famous” among a few choice Atheists as there aren’t very many copies around. It was put out by the Freedom from Religion Foundation, and one site where I found it online says it’s for those who “prefer to do […]

Atheist with a Mission

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Critique of The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins reviewed by Philip Bell The title of this book immediately betrays the bias of the author – even for those unacquainted with the writings of this Professor of the (so-called) Public Understanding of Science of Oxford University, Richard Dawkins. Just to skim the chapter contents is to […]