There's nothing more entertaining than watching Creationists argue over the specifics of how God created the world. Answers in Genesis even publishes "research" papers where they duke out their theories. The best part is that you don't need to do any actual science to get published. You just have to pull shit of a different odor out of your ass.For example, after Dr. Bruce Gordon
, an Old Earth Creationist who doesn't take the Book of Genesis literally, said there's no way God could've created so many things on the Sixth Day, here's how Young Earth Creationist Ashby L. Camp responded
, referencing an older paper:
Like most people, I love a little sweat-of-your-brow initiative, and it's twice as cool if it's displayed by budding entrepreneurs who aren't even out of high school yet. So two teenagers going door to door after a heavy snowstorm, asking if they can help out by shoveling driveways and sidewalks for a little extra cash... that's excellent. Who would possibly object to it?
The Jersey cops, that's who.
both having atheist leaders, Quartz put together this map
of the religious beliefs of European heads of state:
The other day, I posted about how Delaware Governor Jack Markell
issued a proclamation in honor of Charles Darwin
's birthday recognizing his accomplishments
's Jennifer LeClaire
points out that Christians haven't flipped out about it
, so atheists should let prayer rallies slide, too:
Last year, atheist Dan Courtney delivered an invocation
at the Greece (New York) Town Board meeting, making him the first atheist to do so at the focal point of the Greece v. Galloway
Supreme Court ruling.
Remember: This is the town that had overwhelmingly Christian prayers (to Jesus Christ, no less, not a generic God) for several years before two residents stepped in and challenged them.Even after that, the board only had a few token non-Christians give invocations before going right back to all Christians all the time.