Category Archives for Evolution Denial

Is evolution a lie?

Gary Goodyear Petition

Ottawa Skeptics is about promoting quality science.   Advocating the teaching of science in our schools, testing the unscientific claims of people and products, insisting on the use of good science in decision making. Canada’s Minister of State for Science and … Continue reading

13. April 2009 by Jon
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Happy Darwin Day!

Today is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin.  February 12th is Darwin Day, an international celebration of science and the life and contributions of the man born in 1908. Darwin first described biological evolution via natural selection … Continue reading

12. February 2009 by patandjon
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Diamonds Are Forever

….or at least for a long time. A very, very long time. A couple of weekends ago, I visited the Nature of Diamonds exhibit currently showing at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Being a science-geek, I was more interested … Continue reading

13. November 2008 by stevewatson
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Is There More to Expelled Than Just Evolution Denial?

On Wednesday June 11, MPs and the press in Ottawa were invited to the Chateau Laurier for a pre-screening of Expelled starring Ben Stein. The pre-screening was hosted by Canadian Walt Ruloff, self-made multimillionaire, financier and executive producer of the … Continue reading

19. June 2008 by Atarax
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The Expelled Saga

Long before there were “the making of” specials and long before DVDs had extra material – in fact long before DVDs – Eleanor Coppola filmed her husband’s struggles to produce the movie Apocalypse Now and made it into an award-winning … Continue reading

16. April 2008 by barry
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Free PDF from NAS – Science, Evolution and Creationism

In the US, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is an organization of eminent scientists who provide pro bono science counsel to the US federal government. They also publish the Proceedings of the NAS (PNAS). Although they cover all areas … Continue reading

18. February 2008 by barry
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Ben Stein equates Evolution with Imperialism and Racism

Ben Stein, former Nixon speech writer, game show host and actor (Bueller, Bueller…) is quickly becoming one of Intelligent Designs loudest and most fervent voices. His latest project is Expelled, a movie with the mission to “expose the suppression by … Continue reading

13. February 2008 by Halden
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