Science Posts Archive
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Wednesday 11/21/2012, 10:55am
We would like to thank Michael Hainey of GQ magazine for recently asking Sen. Marco Rubio about how old he believes the world to be, mainly because it has resulted in entertaining attempts to defend the young earth view, like this exchange between Bryan Fischer and Terry Mortenson from Answers In Genesis on yesterday's radio program when the two insisted that scientists can never determine the age of the earth because they weren't there and "the only way we can know the age of the earth is if we have eyewitness testimony of somebody who was there, and that's what we... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Tuesday 11/20/2012, 5:45pm
Sen. Marco Rubio was recently asked by GQ magazine how old he believes the earth to be, which he refused to answer on the grounds that "I’m not a scientist, man." While science says that the earth is around 4.5 billion years old, biblical literalists believe that the earth is only about six thousand years old; a figure which is calculated by "taking the first five days of creation (from earth’s creation to Adam), then following the genealogies from Adam to Abraham in Genesis 5 and 11, then adding in the time from Abraham to today." Today on Glenn Beck... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Brian Tashman, Wednesday 04/25/2012, 12:20pm
Pat Robertson has long had a tense relationship with the scientific community, even going so far as to tell residents of a Pennsylvania town that in a school board election voted against supporters of teaching Intelligent Design that “if there is a disaster in your area don’t turn to God, you just rejected him from your city…I recommend they call on Charles Darwin, maybe he can help them.” Today on the 700 Club, the televangelist offered a confusing response to a question about the compatibility of science and religion, saying that the “trouble is where... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Wednesday 04/11/2012, 2:56pm
During yesterday's program when Bryan Fischer was warning that electing a "spiritually-compromised" Mormon like Mitt Romney would weaken and endanger America, he was restating his theory that liberals and the media are now going to start attacking Romney's faith, claiming that if the media thinks that the beliefs of Evangelicals are odd, then "what Mormons believe is in coo-coo land." That somehow sent him off on a tangent about science, during which he declared that he didn't believe in global warming or evolution because he is "committed to science." And... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Thursday 02/23/2012, 11:42am
Earlier this week, Miranda wrote a post about the Religious Right's anti-environmentalism and its relationship to Rick Santorum's recent attack on President Obama's "phony theology." In the post, she noted that David Barton, of all people, is considered to be an expert on the topic of global warming by Republicans and the Religious Right and that, back in 2007, he even testified before the US Senate on the topic. A few weeks after delivering that testimony, Barton gave a presentation on the subject of global warming which Wallbuilders recorded and now sells as a CD ... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Wednesday 11/30/2011, 3:51pm
The more we listen to David Barton and investigate the assertions that he makes individually and through his organization WallBuilders, the more obvious it becomes that he has absolutely no qualms about flagrantly misrepresenting issues in order to promote his Religious Right agenda. Several months back, Barton and co-host Rick Green welcomed a former FBI agent onto their "WallBuilders Live" radio program under the guise that he had lost his job because he had discovered that the Muslim Brotherhood had been infiltrating the agency. The truth, not surprisingly, was quite... MORE
SUBMITTED BY: Kyle Mantyla, Thursday 10/27/2011, 5:38pm
Rick Santorum goes after Herman Cain on the issue of abortion and using quotes from various Religious Right leaders to drive home the point. The Rick Perry campaign has hit upon a novel possible solution to addressing the candidate's poor debate performances: skipping future debates. Quran-burning pastor Terry Jones is running for president. FRC's latest prayer target: "Pray that DOMA will be preserved! May the people elect a President and Congress next November who will pass, and may the states ratify a Federal Marriage... MORE
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