Evolution and Skeptical Links
Paul Blake's Home Page Paul Blake is an Australian palaentologist and geologist. He has been working as a regional mapper with the Geological Survey of Queensland (GSQ) which is part of the Department of Mines and Energy (DME). Paul also has a page on the evolution/creation debate.
The Age of Fishes Museum, Canowindra Canowindra is situated in the Central West of New South Wales, Australia. The Age of Fishes Museum will eventually contain more than three thousand fish specimens, almost complete and some new to science. The fossils bear evidence of a mass kill event that took place some 360 million years ago in late Devonian times - the "Age of Fishes".
Dr Colin Groves' Home Pages Dr Groves is Professor of Biological Anthropology at the Australian National University in Canberra. Colin has contributed many essays to "No Answers in Genesis!"
Ockham's Razor A comprehensive weekly science program from Australia's ABC Radio, hosted by Robyn Williams.
Australian Skeptics Premier Australian site.
"the Skeptic" The official journal of Australian Skeptics.
New Zealand Skeptics A great site, based on the "Ockham's Razor" principle, "What can be done with fewer assumptions is done in vain with more".
Chris Nedin's Page Chris Nedin is a Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Adelaide, South Australia. Chris has an interesting site with good links including one to the University of Ediacara, the Worlds First Virtual University
Bart Koene's Collection Of Skeptic Links An excellent collection of links.
Talk.Origins Archive The most comprehensive "evolution versus creation" site on the web.
National Centre for Science Education NCSE is a non-profit, tax-exempt membership organization and a nationally-recognized clearinghouse for information and advice to keep evolution in the science classroom and "scientific creationism" out.
The Skeptic's Dictionary "A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions (and how to think critically about them)".
CSICOP (Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal). The most comprehensive sceptical site on the web.
EUREKALERT! Science, Medicine and Technology
EurekAlert! is a comprehensive web site containing information
about the latest research advances in science, medicine, health and technology.
The Planetary Society A marvellous site. Its theme is the exploration of the solar system and the search for life in the universe. The society's tribute to Carl Sagan can be found here.
Carl Sagan's Baloney Detection Kit Suggested tools for detecting fallacious or fraudulent arguments.
Creationism and Pseudo
Science Frank Steiger's uncompromising
home page and links.
Some Questionable Creationist Credentials - by Brett Vickers. From "The Talk.Origins Archive".
Vertebrate Fossils FAQ - Kathleen
Hunt decisively answers creationists' oft repeated claim that "there are no
Evolution v Creation Comprehensive links to evolution and creation sites with the emphasis on evolution.
The World of Richard Dawkins This web site is unofficial and Richard Dawkins is NOT associated with it. It is however an exceptional site featuring many articles dealing with the evolution/creation debate and with many links including extensive book links.
Honest Intellectual Inquiry A marvellous collection of links to selected science sites.
American Atheist's 'Bone Pit' Do religious accounts of creation make sense? Is scientific creationism real science? And does bible history withstand the test of evidence?
Reasons You Can Trust The Bible
An "old earth" evolutionist believing
creationist, but a creationist nonetheless.
Foresight Institute All about Nanotechnology.
Riggins' Site A site full of surprises. Some
gently derisive articles about creationism, but much more. Bob is an English teacher
and his empathy with children is evident.
North Texas Skeptics
Great sceptical articles and links.
The North Texas Church of Freethought The North Texas Church of Freethought was conceived as an alternative to the conventional faith-based religious organizations. They offer the benefits of traditional church membership to those who are uncomfortable with supernatural beliefs.
The Textbook League TTL claims to be the only web site where you can find independent, expert appraisals of textbooks that publishers are selling to United States schools right now. Their chief activity is the publication of The Textbook Letter which reviews schoolbooks, with the emphasis on middle-school and high-school books, in history, geography, social studies, health, and the various branches of natural science. Sadly, to my knowledge, we have no comparable organisation in Australia.
Is Creationism for
Real? Ron Tolle's first rate site with plenty of
information on evolution and the dotty world of creationists.
[Ron's site (and presumably Ron himself) has disappeared from the 'net but his site at least is still available through the Internet Archive, a valuable resource for those searching for archived web sites.]
Skeptic Friends Network A top skeptical site with lots of links including a link to the "SETI@home" (Search for Extra-terrestrial Intelligence) project which invites you to participate at home.
Troy Britain's Creation/Evolution Page Troy hosts a compact, easy to navigate site, with a good selection of information.
The Tree of Life The Tree of Life is a project containing information about the diversity of organisms on Earth, their history, and characteristics. The information is linked together in the form of the evolutionary tree that connects all organisms to each other.
Geologic Time On Line Edition The printed version of this publication is one of a series of general interest publications prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey to provide information about the earth sciences, natural resources, and the environment.
Science and Creationism Probably the most comprehensive examination of the relevance of science and the absurdity of creationism.
Noah's Ark and the Zuisudra Epic: Sumerian Origins of the Myth A book by Robert M. Best which drives another nail into the creationists' "Noah's Flood" coffin.
The Leakey Foundation "The Leakey Foundation was formed to foster research into human origins. Recent priorities include research into the environment, archeology, and human paleontology of the Miocene, Pliocene, and Pleistocene; the behavior, morphology, and ecology of the great apes and other primate species; and the behavioral ecology of contemporary hunter-gatherers. Other areas of study have been funded occasionally."
The Biology and Evolution Jump Station "Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution." Theodosius Dobzhansky. This is a marvellous web site with many fascinating links.
Dr Paul's Virtually Biology Show A great biology site which includes "Paul's Biology Course", some essays, a "dictionary browser and search" and links.
Kansas Citizens for Science
NMSR - New Mexicans for Science and Reason New Mexicans for Science and Reason (NMSR) consists of individuals, including scientists and non-professionals alike, who share the goals of promoting genuine science, the scientific method, and rational and critical thinking. We share a sense of wonder at both the marvels of the universe, and at the majestic scientific theories which describe these marvels so elegantly and accurately.
Enter Evolution The theory and history of evolution.
The Evolution of Genesis An introduction to the origins of the Creation myth.
The Reality.Origins Archive Exposing the deceit in creationism.
The Oak Hill Free Press A selection of works, including refutations of creationists' arguments,
by Dave Matson and other authors.
The TRUTH About
Tom Stebbins explains why creationism cannot
University "Your Diploma Mill on the
Web". A humorous look at creationism (is there
any other way to view it?) plus a puzzle and some insightful essays on a few of the basic tenets of creationism . Well worth a visit.
The Don Lindsay Archive A most extensive archive which answers many absurd claims made by creationists.
Dave's Evolution Page
David Ussery is
currently an associate professor at the
Biological Sequence analysis (CBS) in the Institute of Biotechnology, Danish Technical
University, in Lyngby, Denmark. He grew up in Arkansas, and claims that by the age of 14
he was an ardent Creationist. However, by the time he got his B.A. in Chemistry at William Jewell College, he was convinced that perhaps
the creationists didn't have ALL of the answers.
The Geological Society of
America A most comprehensive site which includes on
its "Critical Issues" page many evolution/creation links and an interesting
essay " Evolution and Creationism".
Three Theories of Origins: This
excellent web site discusses Naturalistic Evolution, Creation Science and Theistic
Derrick Neill is an Arizona science teacher/author/speaker/debater. He is particularly concerned about creationism in the public schools. Another of his concerns is discrimination in the Boy Scouts of America. Derrick has written a novel Duck Egg Blue which specifically deals with these two issues. It was recently an Institute for First Amendment Studies "Book of the Month" selection and Dead Trees Review said " ... everyone should read 'Duck Egg Blue.''' The book is on sale at Amazon.com
Creationism Truth Filter "Creation
in its most general religious sense can be interpreted very broadly as the idea that God
is involved in what we think of as the "creative" processes that exist in
nature. However, here I focus the critical eyes of truth-seeking on that particular brand
of fundamentalist Christian doctrine called creationism."
Faith and Reason Ministries "This ministry accepts modern science (including biological evolution
and the Big Bang), a valuable, yet non-perfect Bible, and a Jesus of history,
"Evolution has happened, evolution is
happening and evolution will continue to happen."
State University Fullerton Philosophy
333: Evolution and Creation & Liberal Studies 487: Senior Seminar on Evolution and
Creation. This site has extensive resources for those keen to follow the
Creationists' Creations Exposing the myths and fabrications perpetuated by those who wish to pollute the scientific education of America by replacing evolutionary biology with Young Earth Creationism.
Weaving a Secular Humanist Web
Edwin F. Kagin's excellent web site. Poems,
letters, documents plus many links, including one to the excellent Camp Quest".
and Religious Liberty "People
throughout the ages, from every point of the earth, have sought answers to why this
astonishingly complex world of ours should exist at all. We stand before its exquisite
beauty and inquisitively ask: how did it all happen; why are we here?". An
excellent site with many, many essays and links.
The Thylacoleo Remembrance: A Museum of the Thylacoleonidae "Australia, a giant island of natural wonders. It was in this land that arose one of the most unique groups of marsupial mammals, the Thylacoleonidae." A wonderful web site. Pay a visit and learn more about these predatory marsupials.
Michigan Citizens for Science
"MCFS is a group of Michigan citizens
that formed to oppose House Bills 4382 and 4705, and to promote quality science education
Access Excellence Access Excellence " ... is a national educational program that provides high school biology and life science teachers access to their colleagues, scientists, and critical sources of new scientific information via the World Wide Web."
Darwiniana and Evolution "Links to our Past - News of the Present - Insight for the Future."
Talk Reason " ...presents a
collection of articles which aim to defend genuine science from numerous attempts by the
new crop of creationists to replace it with theistic pseudo-science under various
disguises and names."
Sites of Science &
Creationism A marvellous collection of
links which comprehensively cover most aspects of science and its greatest threat,
Kentucky Paleontological Society All things paleontological.
University of California Museum of Paleontology "The mission of the University of California Museum of Paleontology is to investigate and promote the understanding of the history of life and the diversity of the Earth's biota through research and education."
The Hodge & Braddock Home Page Ron Ecker's home page on which he presents several books, among them, "The Canterbury Tales", "The Evolutionary Tales" and "And Adam Knew Eve".
A critical examination of the
"Intelligent Design" Movement.
The Wonderful World of WinAce
The web site of Allan Glenn who
refers to himself as sarcastic, and a hardcore skeptic extraordinaire.
EvoWiki "The Evolution Education Wiki is a free, reader-built encyclopedia of evolution, biology, and origins."
MESOZOIC EUCYNODONTS: Genus index Eucynodonts are mammals and proto-mammals, (and proto-proto-mammals). It's all about our distant ancestors, back in the days of the dinosaurs and before.
The Panda's Thumb The Panda's Thumb is dedicated to explaining the theory of evolution, critiquing the claims of the anti-evolution movement, and defending the integrity of science and science education in America and around the world.
Critical Thinking "Critical thinking is rationally deciding what to believe or do. To rationally decide something is to evaluate claims to see whether they make sense, whether they are coherent, and whether they are well-founded on evidence, through inquiry and the use of criteria developed for this purpose."
Creation vs. Evolution Ed Babinski on Creation vs. Evolution
Oklahomans for Excellence in Science Education (OESE) "The formation of OESE was prompted by the attempts in the Oklahoma State Textbook Committee in 1999 and in the Oklahoma Legislature each year since to diminish the teaching of evolution by the introduction of creationist textbook disclaimers to be inserted into any textbook used in public schools that discussed evolution."
The Art of Kurt Foge "My art gallery ranges from space art, to dinosaur sculptures, to robot art, to deep sea art. My art is inspired by technology, nature, and my dreams."
Skeptics Canada and Ontario Skeptics Society for
Critical Inquiry "We
examine extraordinary claims with open minds, but we expose claims for which
evidence and reason are poor."
A project of The Skeptic World Site
The Reality.Origin Archive Exposing the deceit in Creationism
is an organization committed
to opposing irrationality and promoting the free and disciplined pursuit of
knowledge and understanding.
Butterflies and Wheels "fighting fashionable nonsense".
Evolution is a Fact
An astonishing site which, like a great museum, requires
hours if not days to fully explore its many delights.
BookTalk. org: the freethinker's book discussion community. "BookTalk is an online book discussion community dedicated to the advancement of critical thinking, reason, intelligence, freedom of inquiry, philosophy and the scientific method".
Creation & Intelligent Design Watch Hosted by the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal.