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The God Decision. Christian Parents Teach Their Children To Believe In God, Atheists Teach Them Not To. Who Is Doing The Right T
Society & Culture  (tags: world, philosophy, science, religion, God, belief, atheism, society, children, family, interesting, freedoms )

- 1905 days ago -
Morally speaking, ought you to believe in God or not? The 19th-century English mathematician and philosopher William Kingdon Clifford spoke of the 'ethics of belief': you ought to believe only that for which you have good grounds.
Map: Publicly Funded Schools That Are Allowed to Teach Creationism.
Society & Culture  (tags: education, children, ethics, society, religion, science, Americans )

- 1912 days ago -
A large, publicly funded charter school system in Texas is teaching creationism to its students, Zack Kopplin recently reported in Slate. Creationist teachers don't even need to be sneaky about it--the Texas state science education standards,
Hollywood Medical Myths Part 1: Shocking Someone Who Has "Flat-Lined" Can Get Their Heart Going Again
Society & Culture  (tags: tv, movies, death, myths, medicine, science, society )

- 2037 days ago -
It never fails. You're watching television and someone is circling the drain, in the toilet that is their life. The noise from the heart monitor affirms they're still alive, with its consistent, rhythmic beeps. All of the sudden, alarms start going off.
A Few Takes On How To Fix The Tech Industry's 'Bro' Problem
Society & Culture  (tags: technology, sexist culture, science, environment, humans, society, women, rights, culture, government, freedoms )

- 2049 days ago -
The tech industry's sometimes sexist "brogrammer" culture came into focus at least , making it as good a time as any to highlight the running conversation about how to constructively change the systemic, entrenched issues that allow for offensive apps lik
Creationist: Christians Must Challenge the 'Culture Shift' to Rational, 'Humanist' Thought (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Jason Lisle, religion, science, education, americans, children, family, ethics, sadness, humans, society, culture )

- 2059 days ago -
In the clip below from "Creation Today," Dr. Jason Lisle of the Institute for Creation Research decries the "cultural shift" away from Bible-based Judeo-Christian thinking to reason and science.
Support Women in Science - PLEASE SIGN THE PLEDGE!!!
Society & Culture  (tags: Women, Science )

- 2110 days ago -
Women are underrepresented in the scientific community due to social and cultural barriers. Stand with organizations like the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science and support the advancement of women in the sciences.
Sacred Earth: Faiths for Conservation
Society & Culture  (tags: animals, climate-change, climate, climatechange, CO2emissions, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, globalwarming, green, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, pollution, protection, politics, Sust )

- 2231 days ago -
Many of the most important conservation places in the world are sacred. Sites like the Amazon, South Dakota's Black Hills, and the Mekong River are deeply rooted in local spiritual and cultural traditions.
Bill Nye the Science Guy Slams Biblical Creationism: "They're Not Kidding"
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, science, culture, children, education, environment )

- 2402 days ago -
In a video that has been viewed 4,617,916 times on YouTube since August, Bill Nye "the Science Guy," politely explained that the Creationist movement brainwashed children and corroded America's capacity for growth and innovation.
12 Most Pervasive Pop Psychology Myths
Society & Culture  (tags: Pop psychology, science, Myths, pop culture, education, facts )

- 3012 days ago -
Pop psychology and the real science it shamelessly parodies have almost nothing in common. Unfortunately, far more than only 12 myths perpetuated by pop culture frauds backstroking through the pools of money afforded them by the cult of personality exist.
Most Scientists in This Country Are Democrats. That's a Problem.
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, climate change, culture, democrats, education, ethics, freedoms, interesting, media, politics, republicans, rights, science, society, technology )

- 3055 days ago -
It is no secret that the ranks of scientists and engineers in the United States include dismal numbers of Hispanics and African-Americans, but few have remarked about another significantly underrepresented group: Republicans.
NASA's Space Rock
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, music, science, nasa, astronomy, space missions, interesting )

- 3153 days ago -
The wakeup song has been a part of the space program since the days of the Apollo missions, and now NASA is giving you two chances to be a part of this history! We need your help selecting wakeup songs to be played during the final missions
Are We Living in a Designer Universe?
Society & Culture  (tags: interesting, humans, science, universe, origins )

- 3155 days ago -
The argument over whether the universe has a creator, and who that might be, is among the oldest in human history. But amid the raging arguments one possibility has been almost ignored - the idea that the universe around us was created by people like us.
The Kent Kiwi: UK to Grow Its Own Version of Fruit for First Time
Society & Culture  (tags: Kent kiwi, UK, fruits, science, Garden of England )

- 3201 days ago -
Its exotic names allude to roots on the other side of the world.But the kiwi fruit, or Chinese gooseberry, will soon be grown in the 'Garden of England', it seems.
Top 10 Most Famous Forensic Scientists of All Time
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, Body, DNA, Forensic, science, Tv, shows )

- 3283 days ago -
Popular TV shows like CSI, NCIS and Dexter have spawned a renewed interesting in forensic science. Other shows, like The X-Files and now Fringe, also make use of forensic science in their plot lines.
Apollo 13: 'Truly a Unique Bond' :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Metro & Tri-State
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, interesting, news, history, science )

- 3297 days ago -
Life is still uncommonly sweet 40 years after Apollo 13 crew members, aided by mission flight directors, cheated death by overcoming a spacecraft malfunction while on their way to the moon

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