Category : Entomology

I SEE NO-SEE-UMS – Karl C. Priest

When I am outdoors during the early morning and evening hours on mild to hot days I am usually aware of a severe itching sensation on exposed skin. I know that I am being bitten by an insect known as…

May 1, 2017

Confirming Fabre – Karl C. Priest

Getting stung by a wasp launched me into endeavor to replicate an experiment by Jean Henri Fabre, a creationist and arguably the “Father of Entomology”.  The result provided more proof about why evolutionism is irrelevant to science and everyday living. In…

April 1, 2017

Insects Were on the Ark – Karl C. Priest

I love the cartoons of Noah, the Ark, and insects!  They usually involve mosquitoes or termites.  I saw one where Noah had a problem with the aardvark eating the ants.  Another one show drops of rain splattering around Noah as…

February 1, 2017

INSECTS IN THE BIBLE – Karl C. Priest

Creeping Things The word “insect” is not in the Bible. The American Heritage Dictionary defines “creep” as (moving) with the body close to the ground.  Therefore, taking the obvious meaning in context “creeping things” refers to insects. Some “creeping things”…

January 1, 2017

Fun with Fabre – Karl C. Priest

When I wrote “Evolutionism Stung by Wasps” I had never heard of Jean-Henri Fabre.  Since then I have discovered that Fabre had a love for insects and also, like me, was a math teacher. Fabre had a gift of being…

December 2, 2016

Entomologists Endangering Evolutionism – Karl C. Priest

When I first began the Insectman ministry I was profoundly aware of how little I knew about entomology.  Fortunately I live in West Virginia’s capital city, the “seat of government,” and the Department of Natural Resources has professional entomologists (with…

November 3, 2016

A Praying Mantis Hunting Hummingbirds

With its instant reflexes, the praying mantis is one of only a few creatures known to successfully capture, and eat hummingbirds. We recently discovered this curious insect on one of our hummingbird feeders. So I found a camera and recorded…

September 20, 2016

DOES GOD THINK INSECTS ARE GOOD? – Karl C. Priest

Regarding the creation of insects, “God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good (Genesis 1:25)….

September 1, 2016

Darwin Was “Assassinated” – Karl Priest

Darwin was bugged by insects. One of his major concerns with his dogma of natural selection was the dilemma of sterile ants. He was astounded at their existence. See my article “Ants Make Evolutionism Sterile”. It obviously gave him quite…

August 2, 2016

Do Cicadas Count? – Karl C. Priest

During a Creation conference I presented “Cicada Chorus” (now “Cicada Choir”).  During the Q/A period I was asked if there is any significance to the appearance of periodical cicadas every 13 or 17 years.  I had not considered that previously, but…

July 6, 2016