controversy

In Comfort’s latest film, “Evolution vs. God,” he goes up to a bunch of people and demands “observable evidence” of macro-evolution. Not fossils. Not genetics. He wants a time lapse video of a population of fish turning into birds before his eyes (never mind the fact that such a video…

It’s official. If “we are all scientists,” as T.H. Huxley once argued, then Ray Comfort is the world’s worst scientist. I can conclude nothing else after watching the New Zealand-born street evangelist’s latest movie, “Evolution vs. God.” In it, Comfort approaches several evolutionary scientists and university educators (along with a…

Our most recent post, on a World Magazine contributor’s attempt to “debunk” theistic evolution, sparked such a spirited debate — especially over on Reddit — that I thought it warranted a brief follow-up. And when I say “follow-up,” I mean a CALL TO INTERNET ACTION. That’s right, I’m calling for…

Chances are you know all about the race card, but you may be less familiar with the “faith card.” Generally an evangelical phenomenon, the True Christian™ “plays the faith card” when he or she attempts to bludgeon his or her opponent into submission by the “vastly superior” strength of his…

“Teach the controversy” is an initiative by the Seattle, Wash.-based conservative think tank we affectionately refer to as the Disco Tute, which aims to discredit evolution by discussing the “weaknesses of the theory” in high school science courses. The only problem is that there is no controversy within the scientific…