Why do evolved humans believe in God? Researcher credits ‘hypersensitive agency-detecting device’

Why do evolved humans believe in God? Researcher credits ‘hypersensitive agency-detecting device’

Is faith in God just a holdover from our evolutionary past? . . . Once upon a time on the African Serengeti, our Australopithecine great-great-grandparents heard a rustle in the tall grass. Those who shrugged it off were frequently killed and eaten by lions. But those who got spooked and ran away survived to pass […]

Only after leaving a N. Korean prison camp, after 28 years there, did woman learn why she was there

Only after leaving a N. Korean prison camp, after 28 years there, did woman learn why she was there

NEW YORK — Kim Hye-Sook, who survived 28 years . . . in a North Korean prison camp, offered a detailed account of the forced labor, starvation and torture she endured . . . at the U.N.’s “Victims Voices: A Conversation on North Korean Human Rights” event. . . . “I was taken to prison […]

Pope says creation was scientific: God isn’t ‘a magician with a magic wand’

Pope says creation was scientific: God isn’t ‘a magician with a magic wand’

The theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and God is not “a magician with a magic wand”, Pope Francis has declared. … Francis explained that both scientific theories were not incompatible with the existence of a creator – arguing instead that they “require it”. “When we read about Creation in Genesis, we […]

California charter school bans all books by or about Christians

California charter school bans all books by or about Christians

It’s hard to imagine that any school would have a problem with a book about a Christian family that helped Jews escape the Holocaust. But Springs Charter Schools in Temecula, Calif., not only had a problem with “The Hiding Place,” they also took issue with any other book that was written by a Christian author […]

‘Cosmos’ had millions of watchers but detractors hit its ‘faith in evolution’

‘Cosmos’ had millions of watchers but detractors hit its ‘faith in evolution’

“Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey, if the first segment is any indication, will attempt to package unconditional blind faith in evolution as scientific literacy in an effort to create interest in science,” wrote a blogger for Answers in Genesis, a Christian apologetics ministry that promotes the view that the universe, our planet, and its inhabitants came […]

Poll: Most Americans believe God involved in creation; 25 percent believe He guided evolution

Poll: Most Americans believe God involved in creation; 25 percent believe He guided evolution

A majority of Americans believe that God played a role in the creation of human beings, while the general belief in evolution has increased, a new poll finds. Sixty-two percent of 1,000 adults polled in a YouGov survey taken July 8-9 believe that God was involved in the creation of humans. Thirty-seven percent say they […]

Why Darwinists won’t debate

Why Darwinists won’t debate

I think there’s an even more charitable interpretation of why Darwinists won’t debate: they have nothing to gain from it, politically. Presidential candidates probably wouldn’t debate either if they were sure that the majority was already on their side. Not only do Darwinists potentially have a lot to lose by entering into such a debate, […]

OMG! Blogger horrified to learn most Americans don’t ‘believe’ in evolution

OMG! Blogger horrified to learn most Americans don’t ‘believe’ in evolution

Earlier this week, my friend and fellow YogaBrains contributor Derek Beres shared a shocking statistic on my Facebook wall: Over half of Americans do not believe in evolution. According to a recent Gallup Poll, approximately 46 percent of Americans believe in creationism, 32 percent in “theistic evolution” and only 15 percent acknowledge the reality of […]