Skeptician’s Opinion on Atheistic Expression

Shermer is incorrect that anti-something movements fail. The religious right holds wrote the text on Antiism. The Religious Right [sick] has too successfully employed the Internet and the media’s love of controversy to promote its own Anti messages. Continue reading ‘Skeptician’s Opinion on Atheistic Expression’

Fear of Forbidden Fruit

Religionists are so scared of knowledge that many, such as the creationist family in “God’s Christian Warriors”, are home-schooling their children to ensure that they cannot bite the forbidden fruit of secular knowledge. If the facts supported religionist beliefs, then creationists would not need to attack or defend against knowledge. Continue reading ‘Fear of Forbidden Fruit’

One Father to Unite Us All

Call Him Yahweh, God, or Allah, the fictional deity is the same deity for all the religions. Let’s call Him “Yagoal” to indicate that there is ONLY ONE common J-C-I deity. One Father to Unite Us All. Except, of course, that human nature is more inclined to the divisive. Continue reading ‘One Father to Unite Us All’

Connections

 A friend recently asked why it matters that creationists are inundating the internet with misinformation, illogic, and bigotry.  That is such a big question that I started this blog.

Numerous studies demonstrate an inverse or negative correlation between religiosity and:

  • intelligence
  • educational level
  • education in science
  • liberal moral attitudes
  • acceptance of the fact of biological evolution (rejection of the fact obviously includes rejection of the theories that best explain the facts, but creationists oftne do not appear to know the difference) 
  • An inverse or negative correlation indicates that as one variable goes up, the other variable goes down. So, those who are not religious are more likely to be intelligent, highly educated, science educated, liberal, evolutionists, and vice versa

    Correlation does not necessarily indicate causation. Thus, lack of intelligence might result in an individual’s choosing the simplest expanation because unable to fully comprehend concepts, whereas choosing the simplest explanation does not cause a reduction in intellectual potential.

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