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Thanksgiving - Origin

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Truth, Integrity & Ethics

Science and Religion

Famous American Quotes


Whale Evolution (Macro)






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Josephus & Christianity

Christians Need Evolution

Why did Jesus not return?

Why evidence is not effective




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 Human Migration

Adam & Eve - Genomics

The Church & Evolution

Intelligent Design

Young Earth Creationism

Theistic Evolution

Christianity & Evolution




Macroevolution is true

Human evolution is true

Scriptures are not inspired

Theism not believable

It's not about the evidence

World Views In Collision


Why Care?



Feelings.  Red pill - Blue pill


Vestigial Structures


DNA Evidence - Insertions

 1. ERVs   2. Transposons

Human Chrom. 2 Fusion


Human Lice & Evolution

Why did they say that?

Old Testament


    Old Testament Narratives

    Biblical Genocide

    Noahian Flood

    "Firmament" - Flat Earth

Document Changes

Scriptural Contradictions

Who Wrote The Bible?




Veritas Super Omnia 



Why evidence is not effective in changing most believers' minds

In progress.....


1. Indentity is merged with their worldview


Any threats to it threatens the values and understanding of who they are, their self concept. What will they put in place of their flawed one?


Americans aren't as religious as they pretend to be



2. Thinking styles are different.


Intuition and emotion is often more important or plays a role larger than with those who reject the supernatural


Belief in God Boils Down to a Gut Feeling



3. Facts often produce a back-fire effect


Keohane study: Link to page, this web site.



4. Clean out is often necessary first


Most everything must be challenged: definitions, perceptions, facts, critical thinking, etc. before anything new can be loaded into the believer's mind


Disbelief Is Not A Choice


Why Evangelicals Are Fooled Into Accepting Pseudoscience



5. Motivated Reasoning is often very active



6. Causality versus coincidence.  Link  (You Are Not So Smart - YouTube: 1:45)

HARKing - hypothesizing after results are known.





Gut Feeling Shape The Acceptance or Rejection of Evolution  Link


The Science of Why We Deny Science (YouTube)  Link


Why We Don't Believe Science  Link