Intelligent Design

Scientism, Subverted Science and the Morality of Political Decision Making

According to Wikipedia “Scientism” is belief in the universal applicability of the scientific method and approach, and the view that empirical science constitutes the most authoritative worldview or most valuable part of human learning to the exclusion of other viewpoints. In other words, science has all of the answers, or at least all of the […]

Intelligent Design

On the Really Stupid Use of Statistics to Support an Ideological Assault on Common Sense

Over at Vox they are covering a story about a tenured mediocrity at Berkeley named M. Steven Fish.  File this one under “some things are just so stupid, it takes a lot of education to believe them.”  Fish’s thesis is that contrary to conventional wisdom, Muslim’s are less violent than other religious adherents.  *Sigh* At […]

Atheism Darwinist rhetorical tactics Science, worldview issues/foundations and society They said it . . .

A first answer to AS on “The simple fact is that religious dogmas are made up. They have no existence in reality beyond human imagination.”

Sometimes, we see a classic comment by objectors that reveals much about what we face. Accordingly, it is appropriate to headline the remark and a response (which I will use original post powers to augment slightly): Here is AS: Rebuttals of what? The simple fact is that religious dogmas are made up. They have no […]