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Ali vs. Fraser. Morris vs. Slater. And now, Nye vs. Ham. In case you missed the highly anticipated Rumble in Kentucky that was the Bill Nye vs. Ken Ham creationism intellectual showdown, the good folks at Answers in Genesis have put the entire thing on YouTube. You can watch below and use the comment section to give your own thoughts about the Thunderdome throw-down ... Discuss

Evidently there are a lot of people interested in watching two guys debate about creationism. According to a Facebook post from the Creation Museum founder, tickets to watch a debate between Answers in Genesis’ Ken Ham and Bill Nye of “Science Guy” fame sold out within just two minutes of going on sale. The debate, which will take place at Kentucky’s Creation Museum, will also be available to stream for the price of $4.99. The duo will be looking at the question "Is creation a viable model of origins in today's modern scientific world?" Ham, whose organization advocates for the teaching of a literal account of creation as presented in the book of Genesis, invited Nye to the debate after the famed children’s show host criticized teaching intelligent design in public schools. The Creationism cage match is scheduled to go down on Feb. 4. Get your popcorn ready ... Discuss

Atheists Aren’t Jerks

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A creationist is offering $10,000 to anyone who can debunk a literal interpretation of the opening passages of the Book of Genesis. Joseph Mastropaolo, who holds a Ph.D. in kinesiology and runs the website, says that anyone who can convince a mutually-chosen judge that Genesis is not literally true, will be rewarded the prize money. He’s also asking his opponent to offer up 10 grand. After all, courtroom debates about the Bible, literalism and science always end up with such civil, clear-cut outcomes. At least there’s also cash on the line … Discuss