Humans Versus Snails in Value

Humans versus snails in value.  The Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods at Charles Darwin University, Australia conducted an online survey of 2,139 Australians about what they would give priority to saving from destruction in a bushfire (wildfire).  Participants were asked to choose from a list of 11 options, including people, animals, plants and […]

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Darwin – Descent of a Man

Charles Darwin was a bright young graduate in theology, but by the end of his life he denied the authority of the Bible and that Christ was the Son of God. What happened? Read about his descent from belief to scepticism in our article Descent of a Man PDF here. Were you helped by this […]

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Editorial: Why Do We Die?

Editorial By John Mackay We don’t die because we get old, and we don’t die because we’re sick! We die because of sin. Easter is a real reminder that death is not a biological necessity – it’s a moral penalty that began with the first man Adam and the judgement of holy righteous Creator God […]

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Snake Lover Demands Reverse Evolution

Alan Pan, an engineer based in Los Angeles, USA, has designed and built a device that enables snakes to walk on four legs. The device consists of a long tube open at both ends that a snake can crawl into. Attached to this are four robotic legs, each fitted with servomotors. The walking pattern is […]

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Book and Symbols

Scientists’ Balderdash Beats Gurus

An international team of researchers have conducted a survey to see whether people have higher regard for statements made by scientists compared with spiritual leaders, even if the people don’t understand what has been stated.  To do this they presented people with apparently erudite statements that were really nonsense generated by a computer algorithm that […]

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Earth Atmosphere

Black Box to Record Humanity’s End

Researchers at University of Tasmania and Clemenger BBDO are planning to build a Black Box that will record data from environment (e.g. sea temperatures, CO2 levels), human activity (e.g. land use, population) along with media reports on events such as climate conferences. They are using the term Black Box in the same sense as a […]

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Graveyard Shadows

Aging and Death Inevitable

Aging and death inevitable, claim scientists, according to reports in ScienceDaily and University of South Denmark (SDU) News 16 June 2021 and Nature Communications 16 June 2021, doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-23894-3. A large international team of scientists has analysed data on patterns of births and deaths from nine human populations and 30 primate (gorillas, chimps, baboons, etc.) […]

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Mouse Plague Madness, Editorial 19 May 2021

Editorial by John Mackay Mouse plague madness from ultra-greenies claiming mice have rights so don’t kill them, despite the mouse plague downunder at present. Aleesha Naxakis, a media officer for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), is demanding farmers don’t kill the rodents running rampant in regional areas as she urges farmers to […]

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Australia’s Christian Heritage to Go From Schools

Australia’s Christian heritage to go from schools, according to recommendations of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) released 29 April 2021. A review of the content of school subjects including History and Civics and Citizenship has recommended school students no longer be taught Australia has a Christian heritage. There will be more emphasis […]

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Cracked Cosmology Says We Shouldn’t Exist

Cracked cosmology says we shouldn’t exist, according to an article in BBC Science Focus 16 January 2021, entitled “The cracks in cosmology: Why our Universe doesn’t add up”. Science writer and former radio astronomer, Marcus Chown reports there are serious problems with the Big Bang theory. Chown writes “the basic Big Bang picture requires a […]

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