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“We all deal with the same evidence” (AiG). Really?

by Susan Trollinger A foundational premise for AiG is that “We all deal with the same evidence (we all live on the same earth, have the same fossils, observe the same animals, etc.).” Building on that premise, AiG claims that “The difference lies in how we interpret...

The Consequences of Winning (or, Who Really Won the Ham-Nye Debate?)

by Susan Trollinger and William Trollinger When Bill Nye (the Science Guy) debated Ken Ham (CEO of Answers in Genesis, parent organization of the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter), many commentators said that Ham won the debate just by being on stage with Bill Nye...

Donald, Ken, and Mercy Now (Please!)

by William Trollinger If we had given Righting America an epitaph it would probably have been this stanza from Mary Gauthier’s “Mercy Now”: My church and my country could use a little mercy now. As they sink into a poisoned pit it’s going to take forever to climb out,...