Creationism

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Posted without comment: Anti-abortion “personhood” bill clears Oklahoma senate The bill offers no exceptions in the case of a pregnancy resulting from rape or incest and could mean some forms of contraception such as the “morning after pill” would be unavailable, she said. —– Oklahoma State Representative Gus Blackwell, whos educational and employment qualifications appear…

HERVs and disease and junk DNA

I love junk DNA. Well, thats an understatement– I mean I love is SO MUCH I created a blog dedicated to a particular form of junk DNA, endogenous retroviruses. I love how we can learn fantastic things about organisms (and their diseases) from, basically, dumpster-diving though millions and millions of years of mistakes and accidents…

GO AWAY. NO ONE LIKES YOU. Part III

What do you get when you combine “GO AWAY. NO ONE LIKES YOU. Part I” with “GO AWAY. NO ONE LIKES YOU. Part II“? Dear Sally Kern and Discovery Institute– GO AWAY. NO ONE LIKES YOU. Yours in Christ– –ERV The DI is going to be showing their perverted Creationism pornographic film tonight at the…

GO AWAY. NO ONE LIKES YOU. Part II

Dear Discovery Institute– GO AWAY. NO ONE LIKES YOU. Yours in Christ– –ERV UUUUUUUGH. The DI is going to be in Oklahoma, AGAIN. To show a stupid movie, AGAIN. Gee, I wonder if the ‘movie’ is going to be a bunch of assholes herp-durping about something pretty with stupid (probably stolen) computer animations with a…

1. Evilutionists say there is ‘junk DNA’ 2. ‘Junk DNA’ was used to ID Osamas body 3. ‘Junk DNA’ was therefore useful 4. Therefore, there is no such thing as ‘junk DNA’ 5. Therefore Evilution is false 6. Therefore humans were specially created by the Christian god 6000 years ago LOL, wat? File this under…

Vpu vs Behe, Round Amillionty

A couple weeks ago, Teh Discovery Institute held some kind of revival ‘conference’ at a local Evangelical church. The Usual Suspects were there– Caseytits, West, some other guy, but also my HIV Evolution BFF Michael Behe. I ended up not being able to go due to a scheduling conflict. I was at a conference on…

Behe vs ERV irl?

Darwin vs. Design Why It Matters, And What We Can Do About It • A TWO-DAY CONFERENCE • Crossings Community Church Sanctuary & Atrium Friday, March 25 (7:00 – 9:00 pm) Saturday, March 26 (8:30 am – 12:30 pm) Hear LIVE from leading national experts from the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture: •…

I dont think I really need to add much commentary to this. A brief conversation with Mary Fallin Q: Creation or evolution? A: I believe in creation. Q: Science or religion? A: I am a woman of faith, and my faith is very important to me. It’s a daily part of my life. So religion…

Immunology– Isnt it maaaagikaaaaal??

A few months ago, Kathryn Applegate wrote a couple posts on the adaptive immune system. Its relatively inoffensive. Just the bland ‘science’ Im used to hearing from theists, flavored with dull gender normative stories and analogies containing her husband and toddlers and clothes/shoes. And then at random points within the sterile descriptions of science, Applegate…

Extinct retroviruses

Im glad this reader was persistent in poking me with this Q, its a really good un! Dear ERV– I always thought that ERVs were some of the best evidence for evolution, but I always wondered if there was an additional aspect to the story that is not usually told. I imagined that different strains…