Category Archives: Debate

Does Religious Education Produce Oxymorons?

The title is a bit strong, but I do, as a former public school teacher, worry about religion sneaking into the public schools, as well as the sudden rise in my area of religious private schools. I think that speaking … Continue reading

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What is Wrong with Ray Comfort? Logical Fallacies- an Introduction

Kenntin MacNeil brought this hilarious video to my attention. Ray Comfort and Eric Hovind (www.drdino.com and www.creationminute.com) strive to ask the “real questions.” Young people want the facts they want real answers, according to Mr. Hovind. But the problem is … Continue reading

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When is Alternative Medicine, Medicine?

My Facebook friends are going a bit crazy over this one: UT MD Anderson Study Finds Acupuncture Can Prevent Radiation-Induced Chronic Dry Mouth When given alongside radiation therapy for head and neck cancer, acupuncture has shown for the first time … Continue reading

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Will Prayer Help This Time, Mr. Perry?

Rick Perry, the Governor of Texas and republican presidential candidate believes in the power of prayer. He prays for rain: From Office of the Governor, Rick Perry NOW, THEREFORE, I, RICK PERRY, Governor of Texas, under the authority vested in me … Continue reading

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We Win! Coyne vs. Haught Debate Online- Watch Here Now

2011 Bale Boone Symposium – Science & Religion: Are They Compatible? Thank you to the Gaines Center at the University of Kentucky for doing the right thing. Now we can all make up our minds independently who won this debate. … Continue reading

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