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Seattle Times letters to the editor

Category: Science
April 9, 2014 at 6:38 PM

Science as a frontier: Frontiers aren’t what they used to be

Leah Ceccarelli’s guest column “Stop calling science a ‘frontier’ ” [Opinion, April 6] regarding the language of science is very insightful and forward-thinking. Science is struggling to become more open and collaborative, and the word “frontier” doesn’t accurately reflect these efforts and sentiments. Yet the reality is that today and throughout history, innovation (of which…

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Comments | More in Science | Topics: Glenn Hampson, Leah Ceccarelli, science

February 19, 2014 at 11:52 AM

Religion vs. science: It’s not so black and white

With her broad brush, syndicated columnist Ann McFeatters paints me and my fellow Christians to be either black or white on matters of science and religion [“In American politics, it’s still science vs. religion,” Opinion, Feb. 14]. Too bad Ann, but the Christian world is filled with all colors in between and is…

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Comments | More in Christianity, Science | Topics: Ann McFeatters, Christianity, God

February 8, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Science vs. creationism: Losing the math and science race

Now that the debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham is completed [“Bill Nye: Bible doesn’t tell Earth’s true history,” Nation & World, Feb. 4], I find myself disturbed. I am not disturbed by the outcome and who won the debate, but rather due to Bill Nye’s inference based on a fictional narrative,…

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Comments | More in Religion, Science | Topics: Bill Nye, creationism, Gary Ford