Fundamentalism




Buzzfeed‘s Matt Stopera visited the Creation Museum in Kentucky and takes note of the various attractions and lessons learned. The centerpiece is a Universal Studios-style multimedia movie experience (“Just think how it could change her life if Wendy found out there really is purpose and meaning to her existence!”) designed to cement kids’ scorn and skepticism of evolution-spouting teachers, with a simple but effective message – caring about science is for nerds:

They had this special effects show in a big theater with shaking chairs and water sprinklers. It was pretty cool and very Disney. This part caught my attention, though. They were constantly tearing down teachers. Teachers who teach evolution are the worst!





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Born Again to Rebirth author Gabriel D. Roberts was born and raised in a fundamentalist Christian church. At 7 years old he was street preaching in Salt Lake City, Utah and by 10 years old he had traveled to China, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Macau and The Philippines as a missionary. After moving to Seattle to attend Bible college, Roberts had a crisis of faith that led him to a radically different life.


People think Tennesseans are remarkably stupid. Like the late Bill Hicks, who continually mocked my state during his comedy routines. “In many parts of our troubled world, people are yelling ‘Revolution!’” he…