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Hey, look who’s posting on the BioLogos blog. It’s Unscientific America authors Mooney and Kirshenbaum, writing about the “supposed ‘conflict’ between science and religion” (and endorsing BioLogos founder Francis Collins, although it’s conceivable that this endorsement was merely a requirement to get the post published on the BioLogos blog). Based on the square quotes (and [...]

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Accomodationism is false

Generally, I try to avoid debates on topics that contain more than 14 letters. Today I will make a rare exception. You see, there’s a new book, Unscientific America, arguing that scientific illiteracy threatens our future. I have no doubt this is true. Just last weekend I wore my Maxwell’s Equations T-shirt out to a [...]

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SF424 Application for Federal Assistance DATE: July 9, 2009 APPLICANT: Joel Grus CONTACT: your.religion.is.false -at- gmail.com NAME OF FEDERAL AGENCY: National Institutes of Health DESCRIPTIVE TITLE OF PROJECT: “Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls”: Religious Implications of Hydrological Phenomena ESTIMATED PROJECT FUNDING: $30 million ARE HUMAN SUBJECTS INVOLVED? yes ARE VERTEBRATE ANIMALS USED? yes DOES THIS PROJECT [...]

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If (like me) you’ve been busy wringing your hands over the fact that we live under a form of government in which the majority gets to tell the minority what to do, you may have missed the news that our good friend Francis Collins, the brains behind BioLogos, is in line to be the next [...]

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If you’re a Christian (or a Jew), you’ve probably noticed that it’s hard to believe in both science and the Bible. Human Genome Project leader (and evangelical Christian) Francis Collins has noticed this too: After his best-selling The Language of God came out three years ago, Collins began receiving thousands of e-mails — primarily from [...]

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