Playing Chess with Pigeons

Pigeons Playing Chess

Yesterday, Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis fame announced on his website that he would be debating the topic of evolution against Bill Nye. This is bad for both Christianity and science. Continue reading

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AMA: Evidence of Things Unseen

Today is an exciting day for mankind… I’m finally doing my first-ever AMA (that’s “ask me anything” for the reddit-deprived among you). Here are the questions I was asked and the answers I came up with. Prepare to be blown away by how awesome my insight is. Or not. Decide for yourself. That’s what atheism is about I guess. Continue reading

An Elaboration on Evolution

My previous post elicited a thoughtful response from a Facebook friend. He started off by referring to a Wikipedia article I linked to in the post.

One of the comments on your link to “the evidence” for evolution says:
“One of the strongest evidences for common descent comes from the study of gene sequences.”

The genetic evidence is pretty compelling, but this wouldn’t mean much if it were the only strong evidence for common descent. Continue reading