It’s no secret that government schools in the United States and around the world mostly teach that the earth has existed for billions of years, that people evolved from ape-like creatures, and that human life has no purpose or meaning greater than the life of an animal. As Christians, we need to teach our children about God and His creation as the Bible declares it and the truth of the Scriptures from the very first verse.
Since most of our readers don’t get the American Atheist magazine delivered to their homes, I thought I’d share with you what atheists are saying about our coverage of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s TV series Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey. Claiming “Cosmos is far from controversial”* and saying “creationists are scrambling to create a monster to demonize,”** the author of “Preferring Fear to Understanding” zeroes in on a Bible-believing parent’s decision to opt out of showing one of the Cosmos episodes—“The Immortals” to his son. The article, like the episode, claims the Epic of Gilgamesh is the original flood story, differing from the biblical account of Noah only by being older. Continue reading →