Tag Archives: Science vs. Religion

Personal Experience Doesn’t Count; Wanting Truth Is Not The Same As Finding Truth

I mentioned briefly back in January that Liberty University was going on an expedition to find Noah’s Ark. Well, it turns out they found it! Look! Here’s some wood: Believe them now? You shouldn’t, even though all of a sudden Christians were buying into carbon dating. In fact, as if you needed it, PZ reported […]

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There’s Enough Goose To Make Up For The Abstruseness

So, today I discovered a new webcomic that I very much enjoy! It’s called Abstruse Goose. This was the comic that drew me in: If you don’t get it, click here. Abstruse Goose is reminiscent of xkcd, except with notably more math and physics references I don’t get. I like it; it’s intellectually humbling. Seeing […]

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Why Atheists Should Care About The Prop 8 Trial

I feel a little bad for my atheist readers. While there’s typically a happy blend of LGBT issues, higher education issues, and atheistic issues on ZFb, the past two weeks have been pretty heavy on the LGBT. I want to dedicate this post to my atheist readers and implore you to continue reading my blog […]

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Society Is Better Off Without Religion: The Supporting Research

Yesterday, I saw a link on the Richard Dawkins Foundation page for an article called “The Chronic Dependence of Popular Religiosity upon Dysfunctional Psychosociological Conditions” written by Gregory Paul for the Evolutionary Psychology journal.  Naturally, I was curious. Not everybody eagerly sits down to read a 30-page academic journal article, but I did. And it […]

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NPR: The Science of Spirituality

This week on NPR, they have a feature on The Science of Spirituality.  Each day, Barbara Bradley Hagerty is exploring different research that is being done on the brain and human body to explore what is happening at a biological, biochemical level when people experience spirituality. The studies are quite interesting.  Can we biochemically simulate […]

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