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See “Creation” with American Freethought

The new Charles Darwin bio-pic “Creation” (starring Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly) opens in Atlanta on February 19th. The guys from the American Freethought Podcast (John C. Snider and David Driscoll) would like to invite you to join us on … Continue reading

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Eugenie Scott v Ray Comfort Pt. 2

As I reported a few days ago, evangelist and armchair evolution critic Ray Comfort has engaged in debate with Dr. Eugenie Scott of the National Center for Science Education.  Their exchange has been posted at US News and World Report.  … Continue reading

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Darwin film gets US distributor

When reports came out a few days ago blaming Creationist fervor in America for the failure of Darwin bio-pic Creation to get a US distributor, I was skeptical of the claim; further, I was sure it wouldn’t be long before … Continue reading

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Evolution, Lucky Edition

We stumbled across this yesterday, quite by accident, while doing our grocery shopping.  It’s Evolution Wine, a blend of nine white varietals produced by Sokol Blosser Winery in Oregon.  Too bad it wasn’t around for Darwin Day back in February, … Continue reading

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Darwin film not dead in US

As I reported a few days ago, the new Charles Darwin bio-pic Creation has yet to find a distributor for the US market.  Producer Jeremy Thomas was quoted as blaming anti-evolution sentiments in America for the problem. I didn’t buy … Continue reading

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Why can’t Darwin film find a US distributor?

The Sydney Morning Herald has reported that the new film Creation (starring husband-and-wife actors Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly as Charles Darwin and wife Emma Darwin) has failed to find a distributor in the United States.  The film deals with … Continue reading

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Podcast #63 – Efficacy of Prayer

It’s the p-p-p-p-power of prayer!  Or not.  We look at several anecdotes that point toward the efficacy (or inefficacy) of intercessory prayer, including: The tragic cases of two teenage girls (one in TN, one in KY), both of whom suffered … Continue reading

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The Voyage that Shook the World

by John C. Snider © 2009 If you buy the latest Creationist explanation, Charles Darwin was a fantasy-prone naif who “fabricated stories” as a boy, fell for a bunch of geological uniformitarianist claptrap, got mad at God for the deaths … Continue reading

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Darwin Day Success in Atlanta

Wow, what a turn-out for last night’s Darwin Day 2009!  I counted at least 40 (and perhaps as many as 60) people at Decatur’s Thinking Man Tavern.  Getting a proper head-count was a little tough, since we could only pull … Continue reading

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Atlanta Darwin Day Enthusiasts, Unite!…

…at the Thinking Man Tavern in Decatur, tonight (Thursday, February 12th) at 7:30.  We’ll raise a toast to Charles Darwin on his 200th birthday.  Dr. Catherine Carter, professor of Biology at Georgia Perimeter College, will join us for more or less informal discussion … Continue reading

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