Is Evolution Going Backwards?

Xavier Toby | Posted 06.02.2017 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

These days a lot of people don't know what a book is, especially if they're under thirty. If you need to explain it, tell them a book is just like a small piece of the internet but on paper.

Dawkins Embarrasses Creationist Presidential Candidate For 'Not Knowing His Own Subject'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- Richard Dawkins is upsetting the Godly… again. On Sunday, the scientist and author decried Republican primary candidates for their creat...

Dawkins 'Not An Atheist' Says Christian Building A 'Noah's Ark'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Richard Dawkins is "not an atheist," according to a young Earth creationist who is currently building a life-size Noah's Ark. Ken Ham, fou...

Former Fox News Host Considers Disney Boycott Over Darwin Film

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK

NEW YORK -- Glenn Beck, erstwhile mouthpiece for Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News, this week suggested listeners of his radio show should consider boycotti...

This Creationist Won't Budge, Despite Just Uncovering A 60 Million Year Old Fish

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Tech

Edgar Nernberg is a creationist, and he takes this standpoint very seriously. It's why he's on the board of directors for Big Valley’s Creation Scie...

EXPLAINED - Why Some American Politicians Have To Deny Evolution

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- During a foreign policy think tank discussion in London on Wednesday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, a likely presidential candidate for...

Putting God in a Box

Rob Owen Bell | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK
Rob Owen Bell

By blindly insisting the creation myth of the Semitic tribes who became the Jewish people is fact - and telling children it is a valid alternative to the Big Bang - evangelical Christians are attributing to God the lack of imagination that cripples their own view of both humanity and the wider universe.

Hardline Christian Schools In Manchester Are Teaching Children Evolution Is A Lie

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK

Children at three private schools in Manchester have been taught from American textbooks which state that abortion is wrong, evolution is a lie and ho...

Good News For Evolution, Bad News For Creationism

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK

In what's being heralded as a secular triumph, the UK government has banned the teaching of creationism as science in all existing and future academie...

'Do You Really Believe God Made The World In Six Days?'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK

Paxo, the great tormentor, has faced down some formidable opponents during his tenure as Newsnight’s chief interrogator. John Lewis from Christian E...

Creationism Myth Believed By Staggering Number Of Americans

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- A staggering number of Americans hold the view that God created man within the last 10,000 years. According to a recent poll from Gallup, ...

'Adam And Eve Are Historical Persons,' Says Evangelical Christian University

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK

An evangelical Christian university in the US is under fire after outlawing theories of partial evolution and defining Adam and Eve as "historical per...

Creationist Scientists Aren't Very Happy With The Big Bang Announcement

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK Tech

The ground-breaking announcement that cosmologists had found an echo of the Big Bang has been rubbished - by a Creationist scientist. Dr. Danny Fau...

Creationism and Evolution Square Off Once Again as Darwin Remembered

James Mahon | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK
James Mahon

Faculty at Bryan College, which was founded on the beliefs of anti-Darwinism campaigner William Jennings Bryan, are being asked to follow a new Statement of Belief that says "All humanity is descended from Adam and Eve".

Faith Schools: Whose Education Is It Anyway?

Stephen Evans | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK
Stephen Evans

According to a comprehensive new study undertaken by the Church of England to discover the factors related to spiritual and numerical.. church growth, our 'National Church' is in decline because generations of church goers are not being replaced.

Charles Darwin Day: Countering Oppositions to Evolution

Frontier | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK

Charles Darwin Day, on the 12th February each year, is dedicated to celebrating the alternative theory which is overwhelming in its evidence. This Darwin Day we're paying homage to the man by exploring and countering arguments in opposition to evolution.

Is Teaching Children Creationism 'Indoctrination'?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Teaching pupils about creationism in science lessons is "indoctrination", according to the new president of the Association for Science Education. ...

Moving Beyond The God Debate

John Sargeant | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
John Sargeant

As Aurelius states if there is such a being that comprehends like us virtue and the good life then they will understand my conclusions. I will not live my life fearing an unjust celestial being that needs appeasing by frivolous tokens of submission to outrages gestures. My intention is to try and live a good life without such an entity.

The Rise of Atheism Represents Significant Progress for Northern Ireland

Jason A Murdock | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK
Jason A Murdock

Like any country with a reputation for extremism, it's history will always be judged on the actions of extremists. The usual saying that history is judged by the victors does not yet apply to Northern Ireland, as it sometimes seems that the state of conflict has never really ended in the minds of much of its population.

Noah Way: Creationist Spends €1m Building Real-Life Ark

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 09.02.2013 | Home

Even by Old Testament standards, the story of Noah and the Ark is pretty, well, Biblical in proportion. All of the world's animals entering a giant...

Gove Must Not Allow Creationists to Gain a Foothold in Our Education System

Stephen Evans | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK Politics
Stephen Evans

Earlier this month it became clear that creationists had wormed their way into an exhibit at the National Trust visitor centre at the Giant's Causeway.

'Creationist' School Hits Back Over 'Mischievous' Claims

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A Christian school that will re-open as a free school next year has hit back at claims it was run by creationists and will teach the doctrine in its c...

'Creationist' Free School Given Go Ahead

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A free school said to be run by creationists has been given the go-ahead after revamping its image, according to reports. The Exemplar Academy wil...

Conspiracy Sucks

James Jackson | Posted 03.10.2011 | UK
James Jackson

Conspiracism is everywhere, fuelled by paranoia and fanned by the web, preying on credulousness and stupidity and holding millions in thrall.