Dr. Allan H. Clark
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God, Darwin, and My Biology Class

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Penn 20 hours ago. 14 Replies

David Barash has an opinion piece in today's NYTimes about the incompatibility of science and religion. It's good to see a scientist being honest with his students.…Continue

New Pew Survey on Politics and Religion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan on Saturday. 26 Replies

The Pew Research Center has published a new report on religion and politics in the United States based on recent surveys.…Continue

An old Onion that still brings tears to my eyes—Tenth Circle for Hell

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luara Aug 27. 3 Replies

This was one of The Onion's best articles:…Continue

Faith and Reason article in NYTimes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Craigart14 Jul 28. 12 Replies

This morning's NYTimes carries an article by anthropologist T. M. Luhrman on the line between faith and reason—and figuring out just where you draw it individually. Luhrman has been in the news in…Continue

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Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to dharmaprija's discussion ethics
"Chances are very good you did not pay the full cost of your education, especially if you attended public schools before college and a public college. Even private colleges get a substantial portion of their income from return on endowment and…"
1 hour ago
Dr. Allan H. Clark commented on Jonathan Tweet's blog post Why Atheist Are Jerks
"The tremendous change over my lifetime is that public figures are willing to identify themselves as atheists. That encourages many others to speak out against religion and to object to special privileges for believers. As more people recognize that…"
9 hours ago
Michael Penn replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion God, Darwin, and My Biology Class
"Joan, I agree 100%. This is why I spoke my short little sermon to the 3 teen girls selling crosses for Teen Challenge recently. You plant a little seed and they will soon want answers that nobody is giving them."
20 hours ago
Joan Denoo replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion God, Darwin, and My Biology Class
"Thankfully, there is information in the air, whether it be Internet, TV, radio, comics, and movies. A growing number of people recognize science as a remarkable tool to help understand the complexities of life and the universe. No one can get away…"
20 hours ago
Joan Denoo liked Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion God, Darwin, and My Biology Class
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Michael Penn replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion God, Darwin, and My Biology Class
"I'm as shocked as you are, Bud. Some theists honestly believe this because they think true science comes out of their bible. On The Atheist Experience last night a young female attorney who was obviously a theist claimed that science has found…"
20 hours ago
Loren Miller replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion God, Darwin, and My Biology Class
"One of these days, people will get the idea that there is nothing BUT conflict between science and religion. I wait for that day more anxiously and I can hope to tell you."
22 hours ago
Bud the Wonderer replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion God, Darwin, and My Biology Class
"Last year I went to a Hampton Roads area meet-up dinner for singles. I sat across the long table from a chemistry teacher from a local university. He and I were talking, until he casually mentioned that "There's no conflict between science…"
22 hours ago
Bertold Brautigan replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion God, Darwin, and My Biology Class
"In religion, what damned error but some sober brow will bless it, and approve it with a text, hiding the grossness with fair ornament? --Shakespeare, Twelfth Night"
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George Kittrell replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion God, Darwin, and My Biology Class
"I don't get when people say religion and science can get along. No. No it can't. Religion craps in the face of science. Religions came about due to a lack of knowledge. Look at the Greek mythology. The gods and goddesses were responsible…"
yesterday
Dr. Allan H. Clark commented on Jonathan Tweet's blog post Why Atheist Are Jerks
"I guess I've had enough other things to be angry about in my life that differences over religion just don't ruffle me much any more. The first thing my divorce lawyer told me was "You're going to stop fighting with your wife…"
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Dr. Allan H. Clark commented on Jonathan Tweet's blog post Why Atheist Are Jerks
"I don't see that either atheists or believers need to be angry—both must be aware that there are other views than their own. Some believers who have endured tragedies cling to the only thing they know that comforts them and some atheists…"
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Dr. Allan H. Clark replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion God, Darwin, and My Biology Class
"Bryan College in Dayton was founded as a result of the Scopes Trial and has always been devoted to Christian principles. The biology courses have mentioned evolution and for this they were criticized by Ken Ham. Earlier this year the President of…"
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Tom Sarbeck replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion God, Darwin, and My Biology Class
"Ten dollars say that at the end of the trial the real Clarence Darrow didn't pick up a Bible and Darwin's book, grin knowingly and put them together under an arm.Hollywood and politicians have to pander to people who can't handle the…"
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Michael Penn replied to Dr. Allan H. Clark's discussion God, Darwin, and My Biology Class
"Good article, but hopefully in another 50 years something like it won't even be thought of. It won't be needed. Our younger generations going forward into the academic world will have already shed the imagination of deities. Some of them…"
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At 11:41am on June 11, 2013, Luara said…

According to something I found online, the conversation between the robot and its creator is actually in Penrose's Shadows of the Mind, pgs 179-190.  The creator is "Albert Imperator". 

At 5:15pm on February 17, 2010, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
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