ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

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ORIGINS: UNIVERSE, LIFE, HUMANKIND, AND DARWIN

We debate origins of the Universe, life, Earth, humans, religion, atheism, using common sense, evolution, cosmology, geology, archaeology, and other sciences, to repel biblical creationism and other religious beliefs.

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The portrait is Charles Darwin, age 31, in 1840

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explanation for reality Theism or Atheism?

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Fossils illustrate evolution of life

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On Abolishing Religion

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Researchers Say There Might be Life After Death

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On the scientific miracles of Qur'an

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Modern Humans Interbred with Neanderthals in Europe

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DNA Links Kennewick Man to Native Americans

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Evolution is a FACT, not a theory.

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The new website called 'Grand Ideas'.

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Comment by Dominik P. Offermann on April 29, 2013 at 3:20pm

What a beauty. I love Saturn :)

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 29, 2013 at 1:47pm
Comment by Joan Denoo on April 29, 2013 at 1:46pm
Comment by Joan Denoo on April 29, 2013 at 1:44pm

Carolyn Porco, Planetary scientist shows images from the Cassini voyage to Saturn, focusing on its largest moon, Titan, and on frozen Enceladus, which seems to shoot jets of ice. The leader of the Imaging Team on the Cassini mission to Saturn, she interprets and shares the pictures coming back from this fascinating planet, its rings and its moons.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 26, 2013 at 12:30pm

Study Charts 2,000 Years of Continental Climate Changes

Notice the Arctic, Asia, and Australia have very high temperature rises. 

"A comprehensive new analysis of temperature changes over the continents through 2,000 years has found that a long slide in temperatures in most regions preceded the unusual global warming of recent decades, but with a lot of regional variability and other fascinating details. A National Science Foundation news release has ample background."

Comment by Steph S. on April 26, 2013 at 11:08am

Thanks Joan for the mammoths link!

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 19, 2013 at 2:35pm

Mammoths, Overkill, and a Deep-Time Perspective on Pleistocene Exti...

Human beings do what human beings do, they kill. As technology advances, the ability to kill becomes more sophisticated, and more extinctions occur. 

Will human beings become "native" before the next extinction? 

Connie Barlow + Overkill http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHHPSQkrDlA&list=PLDFCAB0EDFED8B282

Comment by Steph S. on April 12, 2013 at 11:05am

Wonderful posts Joan, Flying Atheist, Riomarcos and others.

I love this group too.

Comment by Joan Denoo on April 7, 2013 at 12:00am
Another specimen of evolution:
Extraordinary! This Newly Discovered Species of Moth Has Evolved to Mimic a Spider (Credit: John Horstman)
http://twitpic.com/ccxmu8
Comment by Jim Greenamyer on March 31, 2013 at 6:36am

Thank you for the invitation to join this group.  I am so happy to have found this page!  I was reading Atheism for Dummies, and they had a link to this page, which is how I found you.  Anyway, thanks again for the invite!:-)

 

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