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Why Conservatives Aren’t Wrong to Fear Evolution

by Sarah Olson Sarah Olson is an undergraduate student majoring in microbiology at Oregon State University, and a member of the National Association of Science Writers. She works at a bookstore curating their science and math sections and reviews popular science books...

Science Denial, White Supremacy, and Two Escapes

by William Trollinger “Flat Earth | Conspiracy Theory VOL.1” by Daniel Beintner is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0  I keep saying it. The denial of mainstream science, white supremacy, and the evangelical attachment to right-wing politics were all...

Creationists Deny Global Warming (or, Deny that Global Warming Matters): Part 2

by William Trollinger “station fire – residents evacuate briggs terrace” by Anthony Citrano is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Last week Climate Central – a group of scientists and journalists that research and publicize facts about and impacts of climate change – put...

Creationists Deny Global Warming (or that Global Warming Matters): Part 1

by William Trollinger “station fire – residents evacuate briggs terrace” by Anthony Citrano is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 A few days ago, the New York Timesran an article by David Wallace-Wells, author of the forthcoming book, The Uninhabitable...

The Anti-Creationist Conspiracy?

by Susan Trollinger and William Trollinger As we indicated in our last post, Sue gave our second of four presentations at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Dayton, Ohio last Sunday. In the session, she talked about creation science and, in particular, the kinds of...

Why the Bible is Not Nearly Enough for Creationists

by Susan Trollinger and William Trollinger In his article, “Geocentrism and Creation,”  Answers in Genesis (AiG) resident astronomer Danny Faulkner laments that “while geocentrists are well intended, their presence among [young Earth] creationists produces...