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Turkey Goes Backwards By Refusing To Teach Evolution To Schoolchildren

The news this week that the Islam-oriented Turkish government has decided to remove the teaching of evolution from the national curriculum is a sad reminder of the continuing poor state of the Muslim world and the multiple problems many Muslims are … Continue reading

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Book Review: Brief Candle In The Dark by Richard Dawkins

Here’s a proud confession. I have all of Richard Dawkins’s 11 science books (or 10 if we are strict and discount the massive best seller The God Delusion) on my bookshelves and have read them all. He certainly arouses strong feelings … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins and Neil DeGrasse Tyson Discuss The Mind, Science, Religion and Atheism

Very interesting discussion between two giants of science with slightly different approaches to teaching science. It’s full of challenging and mind expanding material and ideas. Amongst many highlights, Dawkins explains his metaphor of Mount Improbable and the evolution of the eye. … Continue reading

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Hamza Tzortzis, Evolution and the Epistemology Argument

An email popped up in my inbox last week and caught my interest. “Science explains everything…doesn’t it?” – it read. Now this was a bit odd as I have yet to come across a science book where the scientist has claimed that science explains everything. Science by … Continue reading

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Why Anti-Evolution Religionists Will Lose Against Science

A number of you got in touch with me following my recent series of posts about evolution and asked for a good book recommendation on the topic. I picked out Prof. Kenneth R. Miller’s Finding Darwin’s God because when I … Continue reading

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Wonders of Life: Professor Brian Cox on Evolution Denial

All good things have to come to an end. And so it is with Wonders of Life. This evening will see the broadcast of the fifth and final episode of the series. It has been hugely enjoyable and uplifting watching … Continue reading

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Wonders of Life: Evolution II

Last week, I posted a blog about Episode 2 of Brian Cox’s superb new series Wonders of Life. Well, I have been catching up on Episode 3 via the i-Player and it is every bit as good! There is a … Continue reading

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