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Yes, True Scotsman

SGU listener Mark Gordon from Scotland has been keeping the SGU, and many others, updated on some very disturbing happenings in his home country.

Earlier this week, Mark was one of several outspoken critics whom went the Scottish Parliament week to debate religion in Scottish schools. Parents of students in Scotland reserve the right to withdraw [...]

Attention iTunes … Creationism is Not Science!

Sam, an SGU listener, brought this to our attention the other day (thank you, Sam.)

A new podcast has hit the iTunes shelves. It is called Scripture on Creation.

And of course, it is correctly categorized under the ‘Religion and Spirituality’ category, isn’t it?  

Nope.

It is in iTunes ‘Science and Medicine’ category.

Strange. [...]

Should Math Be Taught in Schools?

Another Addition to the Human Fam…

The notion of mankind as special creation was overthrown with Darwin. Since then, a series of anthropological finds have continued to illuminate a startling picture: Not only are we not the center of the universe, but there were a lot of different breeds of us. The earliest evolutionary family portrait is starting to look a [...]

Evolution and the American Challenge

An excellent article on the challenges and misconceptions of evolution in the Huffington Post today. Not much new except for this succinct statement:

 

Even the vocabulary of this conversation is challenging. We discussed the great divide between the meanings of central terms like “theory” and “evolution.” Theory in science means something like, “A well-tested [...]