Robert Garcia
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Nov 25, 2009
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differences in sexual culture question...

sometime this week i started reading articles about differences in the way cultures approach the idea of sex. then i started to question the obvious differences. what do you think the major differences in sexual culture among larger global societies [for example, European values vs. US values], urban sexuality, globalization and sexuality?
Nov 8, 2009
Nold Egenter commented on Robert Garcia's blog post do creationists have well thought out arguments against evolution?
"Robert, there is no reason to be troubled here, but maybe - and particularly as an anthropologist - you should get more sceptic in regard to religion. There is an important problem: religion is based merely on written history, which is a very late…"
Oct 13, 2009
Alice C. Linsley commented on Robert Garcia's blog post do creationists have well thought out arguments against evolution?
"Intelligent design is as old as Plato."
Oct 8, 2009
Jeremy Johnson commented on Robert Garcia's blog post do creationists have well thought out arguments against evolution?
"PS, here's another interesting article that may be a more direct answer to your question. It's an article from Enlightennext Magazine called, "The Real Evolution Debate," and describes 12 different arguments, each one perhaps…"
Oct 7, 2009
Jeremy Johnson commented on Robert Garcia's blog post do creationists have well thought out arguments against evolution?
"Hey Ryan, and Robert. I've been following the debate for a while too. It'd be best to do what a lot of folks have been suggesting here-- watch those documentaries, read arguments on both sides. Ryan, you mentioned the same…"
Oct 7, 2009
ryan anderson commented on Robert Garcia's blog post do creationists have well thought out arguments against evolution?
""I've lost count of the times I've come across attacks on Dawkins, including in anthropological settings." So? Isn't debate and critique what this is all about? Anyone who gets into the fray by calling his book "The…"
Oct 4, 2009
John Postill commented on Robert Garcia's blog post do creationists have well thought out arguments against evolution?
"It's important not to get distracted by the media personalities and their antics, e.g. Dawkins, and to stay focussed on the arguments and on the evidence. I've lost count of the times I've come across attacks on Dawkins, including in…"
Oct 4, 2009
Alice C. Linsley commented on Robert Garcia's blog post do creationists have well thought out arguments against evolution?
""The creationist position" involves an interpretation of Genesis that the book of Genesis refutes. There is no conflict between anthropological findings and what Genesis reveals (as long as you approach the biblical text with an open mind…"
Oct 4, 2009
ryan anderson commented on Robert Garcia's blog post do creationists have well thought out arguments against evolution?
"I tend to gravitate to Stephen Jay Gould's position, namely that science and religion operate in two completely different fields of knowledge. For that reason, I do not see the need for major conflict between the two. Still, there is plenty of…"
Oct 4, 2009
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do creationists have well thought out arguments against evolution?

I'm troubled here, I've was raised Christian/ Catholic for half of my life. And when I started to think logically i couldn't find points that seemed well thought out nor seem legitimate in showing that creationists knew that evolution isn't true. i might be thinking this too hard, or I'm accidentally being closed minded. I really want to know what are the main Creationist positions. I want to know how they support them. I want to know this so i can know the other point of view--not to argue…See More
Oct 4, 2009
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Ethnographies of Heritage and Archaeology

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Oct 4, 2009
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Oct 4, 2009

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Robert Garcia's Blog

differences in sexual culture question...

sometime this week i started reading articles about differences in the way cultures approach the idea of sex. then i started to question the obvious differences. what do you think the major differences in sexual culture among larger global societies [for example, European values vs. US values], urban sexuality, globalization and sexuality?

Posted on November 8, 2009 at 12:08pm

do creationists have well thought out arguments against evolution?

I'm troubled here, I've was raised Christian/ Catholic for half of my life. And when I started to think logically i couldn't find points that seemed well thought out nor seem legitimate in showing that creationists knew that evolution isn't true. i might be thinking this too hard, or I'm accidentally being closed minded. I really want to know what are the main Creationist positions. I want to know how they support them. I want to know this so i can know the other point of view--not to argue… Continue

Posted on October 4, 2009 at 2:00am — 8 Comments

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