This week’s buzz features a funny new movie about four “Christian” con men, a new Creationist museum in Idaho, a new TV show from the co-creator of Lost, and the BioLogos AMA.
I’m sure you’re shocked to hear this news, but Richard Dawkins receives hate mail. It might surprise you, however, to hear the vulgar things some Christians send to him.
Get your popcorn ready, because I found videos of Dawkins reading his hate mail. (WARNING, some of the language is R-rated!)
In last week’s buzz, I mentioned The Unbelievers, a new documentary starring Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss. The two scientists travel the world preaching a simple message: science is awesome, and religion is not. (If you haven’t watched the trailer yet, it’s worth viewing.)
I watched the movie last week, and have some good news and bad news. Just like the Rock’s character from Fast Five, I like good news before bad news: dessert first, then the veggies.
This week’s buzz features a Bill Nye rap battle with Isaac Newton, BioLogos on Reddit, Massimo Pigliucci schooling another atheist on philosophy, and controversial new UK creationism laws.
Thomas Kuhn was a physicist, philosopher of science, and historian. He authored The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, one of the “most influential books of the 20th century.” (If you haven’t read it, you should.)
His legacy was rather suspect, however, until someone asked an obvious question: “Can we turn The Structure of Scientific Revolutions into an action movie?”
Have you ever read a book and compared it to a Nic Cage movie?
Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. In book reviews for this site, I’ll compare books to one of five Cage classics: Continue reading
This week’s buzz features Richard Dawkins, Lawrence Krauss, John Oliver, Stephen Hawking, N.T. Wright, and the new Gallup poll on evolution.