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'Death anxiety' prompts people to believe in intelligent design, reject evolution, study suggests

'Death anxiety' prompts people to believe in intelligent design, reject evolution, study suggests | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that people's 'death anxiety' can influence them to support theories of intelligent design and reject evolutionary theory.
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On Science And Religion: A Buddhist Monk's Perspective

On Science And Religion: A Buddhist Monk's Perspective | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
As an atheist, I do not believe in god. Neither does Dr. Matthieu Ricard, a Buddhist monk who earned his PhD in cellular genetics and currently lives in the Himalayan region, where he leads humanitarian efforts in India, Nepal, and Tibet.
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The New Atheism and Evolutionary Religious Studies: Clarifying Their Relationship

The New Atheism and Evolutionary Religious Studies: Clarifying Their Relationship | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
What is the relationship between the New Atheism and Evolutionary Religious Studies? This question is surprisingly complex and needs to be answered in at least three steps.
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Loch Ness monster cited by US schools as evidence that evolution is myth - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Loch Ness monster cited by US schools as evidence that evolution is myth - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
THOUSANDS of American school pupils are to be taught that the Loch Ness monster is real – in an attempt by religious teachers to disprove Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.
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My Conversation With The Dalai Lama: The Convergence Of Science And Spirituality (Part 2) (VIDEO)

My Conversation With The Dalai Lama: The Convergence Of Science And Spirituality (Part 2) (VIDEO) | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
Since 1987, the Dalai Lama has been organizing dialogues between scientists and Buddhist thinkers on a range of subjects, from physics and astronomy to empathy and compassion.
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Tennessee Skewers Teaching of Evolution in Schools — Is Your State Next? | Education | AlterNet

Tennessee Skewers Teaching of Evolution in Schools — Is Your State Next? | Education | AlterNet | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
Thanks to ALEC, the Volunteer State has adopted a law intended to undermine the teaching of evolution in public schools. Just don't expect them to stop there.
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2012 GOP Presidential Candidates on Evolution

2012 GOP Presidential Candidates on Evolution | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
A look at how the major 2012 republican presidential candidates view evolution and evolution education.
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A Neuroscientific Look at Speaking in Tongues - New York Times

A Neuroscientific Look at Speaking in Tongues - New York Times | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
Scientists have used brain images to peer into the minds of those who speak in tongues.
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Printable version - The Day the Scientists Voted

The scientists have voted. The ballots are in. The votes have been counted. The tally is complete. The results have been verified. It’s official, and final. The issue: the origin of the Universe and all that is in it, including man. The choices: creation (i.e., a supernatural origin at the hand of a divine Creator), or evolution (i.e., natural processes operating through genetic mutations and natural selection as a result of spontaneous generation from inorganic/nonliving to organic/living). The vote: evolution is the clear winner...

 

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Neuroscience vs philosophy: Taking aim at free will : Nature News

Neuroscience vs philosophy: Taking aim at free will : Nature News | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
Nature - the world's best science and medicine on your desktop...
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Richard Dawkins, an Original Thinker Who Bashes Orthodoxy

Richard Dawkins, an Original Thinker Who Bashes Orthodoxy | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
The Oxford don, a liberal atheist who is arguably the world’s most influential evolutionary biologist, continues to turn the prevailing view of evolution and natural selection on its head.
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@rickygervais @lovegod50 @Andy_Wharton Seeing as they presented their work as science, I put it through peer review. http://yfrog.com/num8mmp

@rickygervais @lovegod50 @Andy_Wharton Seeing as they presented their work as science, I put it through peer review.  http://yfrog.com/num8mmp | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it

Peer review of 'Proving Atheists Wrong With Science #1'

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Last-Of-His-Kind Tortoise Dies At 100

Last-Of-His-Kind Tortoise Dies At 100 | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
* Giant tortoise, 100 years old, was a symbol of the Galapagos * Galapagos park may decide to embalm his body By Alexandra Valencia and Eduardo Garcia QUITO, June 24 (Reuters) - Lonesome George, the...
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Americans' Creationist Views on Human Origins (Infographic)

Americans' Creationist Views on Human Origins (Infographic) | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
About a third of Americans believe that humans evolved, but under God's guidance.
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Tennessee Law Will Allow Creationism in the Science Classroom

Tennessee Law Will Allow Creationism in the Science Classroom | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
Tennessee Law Will Allow Creationism in the Science Classroom...
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Talk Nerdy to Me: 'Monkey Bill' Becomes Law, Imperils Science In Tennessee

Talk Nerdy to Me: 'Monkey Bill' Becomes Law, Imperils Science In Tennessee | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
We live in the 21st century, the century of biotechnology. Without an appropriate understanding of evolution, students will be at a disadvantage in the workforce.
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‘Dinosaurs’ and ‘Evolution’ banned from tests by school system

‘Dinosaurs’ and ‘Evolution’ banned from tests by school system | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
All references to the terms “Dinosaurs” and “Evolution” might be scrubbed from tests to avoid offending Creationists.
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Gay Scientists Isolate “Christian” Gene – Hope to Cure Christianity | Atheismtube

Gay Scientists Isolate “Christian” Gene – Hope to Cure Christianity | Atheismtube | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
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Richard Dawkins celebrates a victory over creationists

Richard Dawkins celebrates a victory over creationists | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
Free schools that teach 'intelligent design' as science will lose funding...
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Lying for Jesus: Humans lived with dinosaurs

Lying for Jesus: Humans lived with dinosaurs | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
If people ever say we're exaggerating the ravages of creationism in the United States, have a look at this video. Check out the title in the subject line. The answer, of course, is a resounding, "Y...
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From the X Files: "Giordano Bruno's Legacy" --Vatican New Views on Extraterrestrial Civilizations

From the X Files: "Giordano Bruno's Legacy" --Vatican New Views on Extraterrestrial Civilizations | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
The chief astronomer of the church that burned Giordano Bruno at the stake in 1600 says there is no conflict between believing in God and in the possibility of extraterrestrial civilizations perhaps more evolved than humans.
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Richard Dawkins, an Original Thinker Who Bashes Orthodoxy

Richard Dawkins, an Original Thinker Who Bashes Orthodoxy | Science vs Religion | Scoop.it
The Oxford don, a liberal atheist who is arguably the world’s most influential evolutionary biologist, continues to turn the prevailing view of evolution and natural selection on its head.
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