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“I Made It Up”, Writes Gender Theorist

“I made it up”, writes gender theorist in an article in Quillette 17 September 2019. Gender historian Christopher Dummitt of Trent University, Canada, was one of the leading promoters of the idea that gender is a social and cultural construct, rather than being based on the biological fact that there are two sexes – male […]

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Rain

Remarkable Rain Downunder

100 years ago remarkable rain downunder reported in Nature “From the Archive” 20 March 2019. Nature reported: “The Times of March 17 gives an account … of a remarkable Australian rainfall. It states that “the extraordinary rainfall at Melbourne threatens the greatest flood since 1891. The south-eastern corner of Victoria and New South Wales is […]

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People Walking

Neanderthals had Human Spines

Neanderthals had human spines, according to ScienceDaily 25 February 2019 and PNAS 25 February 2019, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1820745116. Researchers at the University of Zurich have used high resolution 3D scans to study an almost complete skeleton found in La Chapelle-aux-Saints in France in the early 20th century. Neanderthals have traditionally been shown has having a stooped […]

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Stars Over Mountain

Caveman Astronomy

Caveman astronomy found, according to ScienceDaily 27 November 2018, and Athens Journal of History 2018, arXiv:1806.00046. Scientists at Universities of Edinburgh and Kent have studied cave art in multiple sites in Europe and Turkey and concluded “they all display the same method for recording dates based on precession of the equinoxes, with animal symbols representing […]

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Mediterranean

Stone Age Seafarers

Stone age seafarers found according to articles in Science (AAAS) News 24 April 2018 and Science 27 April 2018 doi: 10.1126/science.360.6387.362. Over the past 10 years archaeologists exploring the Greek islands of the Ionian and Aegean Seas have been surprised to find artefacts dated as belonging to Stone Age humans or Neanderthals. In 2008 and […]

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Quote: Origen on Age of Earth

  “After these statements, Celsus, from a secret desire to cast discredit upon the Mosaic account of the creation, which teaches that the world is not yet ten thousand years old, but very much under that, while concealing his wish, intimates his agreement with those who hold that the world is uncreated.” Origen (AD.185-254) Contra […]

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DNA

Fake Science News: Canaanite DNA Disproves Bible

Scientists writing in the American Journal of Human Genetics, doi: 10.1016/j.ajhg.2017.06.013 August 3, 2017 claim: “Uncertainties also surround the fate of the Canaanites: the Bible reports the destruction of the Canaanite cities and the annihilation of its people; if true, the Canaanites could not have directly contributed genetically to present-day populations”.  This claim is reiterated […]

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Spot the Omission

Spot the error. A display at the Toronto Science Centre (Canada) on calendars leading up to the year 2000 listed an orthodox Jewish calendar which, in September of this year, transitioned from 5759 to 5760. Don’t be surprised – they forgot to mention it was 5760 AC (after Creation) and its coming up to 2000 […]

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Sale Reveals Darwin’s Geology

Sale reveals Darwin’s geology, reports The Herald, May 17, 2006 as an original edition of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, goes on sale for 45,000 pounds at an event in London during June. The book has been scrawled on and defaced by one of his peers, the leading Scottish geologist Sir Roderick Impey […]

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Quote: Kel Richards on the English Language

Popular ABC Radio commentator, Kel Richards (Australia), claims the rich and diverse idioms of the English language come from many sources, but two of them dominate: Shakespeare and the Bible. He writes: “From the Bible comes ‘the writing’s on the wall’, ‘the salt of the earth’, ‘turn the other cheek’, ‘the blind leading the blind’, […]

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