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The 12 Days of Evolution with It’s Okay To Be Smart

It’s Okay To Be Smart is bringing you a series covering the basics of evolution and natural selection, why they are the foundation of biology, and how we know that Darwin’s discovery is 100% true. From December 14-25, they’ll have a new video every day answering the most common questions about evolution and natural selection. Everything from “What IS evolution, anyway?” and “Have we ever seen evolution happen?” to “Are humans still evolving?” and “Why are there still monkeys?” Stay tuned for more – their Facebook and YouTube are linked in the sources below (click the name of the source).

It’s Okay To Be Smart is bringing you a series covering the basics of evolution and natural selection, why they are the foundation of biology, and how we know that Darwin’s discovery is 100% true.

From December 14-25, they’ll have a new video every day answering the most common questions about evolution and natural selection. Everything from “What IS evolution, anyway?” and “Have we ever seen evolution happen?” to “Are humans still evolving?” and “Why are there still monkeys?”

Stay tuned for more – their Facebook and YouTube are linked in the sources below (click the name of the source).

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For Certain Christians, Lying for Jesus is Justified in the Abortion Wars

Leviticus 19:11 makes clear: "Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another."There's quite a bit of the Bible that conservative Christian activists tend to leave out, but Biblical prohibitions against lying are routinely given short shrift by those intent on seeing God's will done on Earth. We don't have to look far for examples of it -- from Christians arguing that LGBT people are predators to politicians pretending that being gay is a choice, these lies are common.The Washington Post has a good look at another popular outlet for faith-based lying: the abortion debate, and the notoriously deceptive idea of "crisis pregnancy centers." Reporter Petula Dvorak examines the work of one Virginia activist, Pat Lohman, in particular.shutterstock_296153609
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