The Republican Party is making this country more ignorant, bigoted, and intolerant every day. Their adamant refusal to compromise, their denial of evidence regarding our climate, and their blatant pandering to the evangelicals is hurting our country. Our political system hit a nadir last week when, during a nationally televised debate, GOP frontrunner Donald Trump bragged […]
Tag: Science denial
At the start of December, I traveled to Buenos Aires to begin the first leg of a journey following Arizona State University’s Origins Project on a cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula. I had booked the trip in order to participate in their event “Science and Adventure in Antarctica“, and ended up dragging my dad with me for […]
Increasingly, when laws restrict Christians from imposing their childish beliefs upon others, or practicing their bigotry, they claim to be persecuted. Recently this cultivated whining was in the spotlight, when Kim Davis was jailed for actually persecuting gays when she refused to sign their marriage licenses. Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee even tweeted at the time that her jailing was […]
The Republican Party is overtly anti-science. The current group of candidates for President of the United States is comprised of people who reject reason and evidence in favor of detrimental myths and superstition. Our Founding Fathers deliberately made the United States a secular nation—something that was unprecedented at the time—and yet today’s Republicans pander to the lowest common denominator of our […]
On Sunday, Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press. Among other things, he claimed that “Science is not as settled” on the issue of climate change. This is problematic, to say the least. Climate change and evolution are two facts that people love to deny, even though both are literally supported by all of the evidence.