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6 dumbest ideas politicians have about science

Posted by doctore0 on August 2, 2016

From rape preventing pregnancy…. to vaccines causing autism…. to God controlling the climate…. Here is my list of the stupidest and whackiest scientific misconceptions held by politicians.

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Lawrence Krauss vs. Ray Comfort

Posted by doctore0 on June 20, 2016

An interesting philosophical discussion between Lawrence Krauss and Ray Comfort during the 2016 Reason Rally in Washington D.C. — and yes, bananas are discussed.

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Boca Raton father, son sue school district for not teaching evolution

Posted by doctore0 on December 18, 2015

Doing the good work

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‘Hey Bill Nye, How Do I Escape Religion?

Posted by doctore0 on December 16, 2015

Today’s #TuesdaysWithBill question deals with the unending conflict between science and religion. How does someone who has grown up indoctrinated with religious thinking break the old mold and learn to embrace science and reason?

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Dawkins & Krauss: Life, The Universe, And Everything (An Origins Project Dialogue)

Posted by doctore0 on September 17, 2015

Filmed on April 17, 2015 in Olomouc, Czech Republic at the Academia Film Olomouc science film festival.

From the AFO website: Origins is coming to AFO50! Enjoy one of the best current science dialogues live in Olomouc. For the first time in the Czech Republic (or anywhere in Central Europe) this Origins Project Dialogue will feature Lawrence Krauss and Richard Dawkins for a discussion on Life & The Universe. Krauss and Dawkins will talk not only about interdisciplinary issues, but about science in general as a useful guide for humans. Recently celebrating its 5th anniversary, the Origins Project at Arizona State University is a transdisciplinary program housed at one of the largest public metropolitan research universities in the United States.

The Origins Project at ASU was created by Lawrence Krauss, PhD, an internationally renowned author, theoretical physicist, cosmologist and Foundation Professor in the ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration. Richard Dawkins is a biologist and the international best-selling author of The God Delusion, The Selfish Gene and many others.

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Scientific consensus and arguments from authority

Posted by doctore0 on July 13, 2015

Potholer54

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Why temperatures never go up in straight lines

Posted by doctore0 on April 15, 2015

New from potholer54

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Bill Nye: Scientific Curiosity Kept Our Ancestors Alive

Posted by doctore0 on March 3, 2015

Everyone’s favorite Science Guy chats with Jake Roper of Vsauce3 (about the importance of science education in ensuring future generations remain creative, experimental, and evolutionarily competitive. Science education empowers students, says Nye. It fuels our curiosity in a way that is essential for the long term survival of humanity.

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Professor Brian Cox Enraged Deepak Chopra

Posted by doctore0 on February 13, 2015

After Brian tweeted a scientific fact, the famously calm Deepak threatened to shove something up Brian’s, um, dark matter

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Racial Darwinism

Posted by doctore0 on February 12, 2015

This is a promotion for Darwin Day, http://darwinday.org/
addressing one of the most common criticisms of evolution; that Darwin was a racist, that ‘Darwinism’ is about “favored races”, and that Hitler was a Darwinist.

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