Intelligent Design

Darwinism as Motte-and-Bailey Fallacy

From Wikipedia:  “The motte-and-bailey fallacy** (named after the motte-and-bailey castle) is a form of argument and an informal fallacy where an arguer conflates two positions with similar properties, one modest and easy to defend (the “motte”) and one much more controversial (the “bailey”).” It occurs to me that the entire Darwinian project is often portrayed Read More…

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Dr Raoult Roars — new articles on findings and issues about HCQ + Cocktails for Covid-19

IHU- Méditerranée Infection, Marseille, is a significant French research institute that has continued its work on CV 19. For the record, here are excerpts from some recent work, headlined from threads where such would be buried: EXH 1: >>COVID-IHU #15 Version 1 du 27 Mai 2020 Early diagnosis and management of COVID-19 patients: a real-life Read More…

Culture Darwinism

To be a truly Woke Darwinian these days, you must wear blinders

Evidence is the enemy: In their more candid moments, some leading lights in the evolutionary community admit that the Darwinian worldview comes complete with a set of blinders. They even urge the wearing of the blinders. The great biophysicist Francis Crick, for example, said, “Biologists must constantly keep in mind that what they see was Read More…

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A philosopher explains how you can know for sure that you are not a sim

As philosopher Richard Johns explains, sims do not understand simhood: How can Alice determine whether the strange little man in her apartment who claims to be her Programmer is telling the truth? Recently, philosopher Richard Johns (left), whose work was profiled here at Mind Matters News in “A philosopher explains why thinking matter is impossible,” Read More…

reflections/meditations

Meditation on patience and God’s steadfastness, Lam 3:22 ff

In the midst of defeat, conquest, devastation, chaos and want, Jeremiah expresses confidence in and loyalty to God: Lamentations 3:22 The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases;[b]    his mercies never come to an end;23 they are new every morning;    great is your faithfulness.24 “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul,    “therefore I will hope in him.” 25 The Lord is Read More…

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June 6, 2020 was D-Day, Normandy + 76 years

A video: Of course, in a day of revisionism and anti-Westernism, it is sometimes said that this was not a decisive event for the course of WW2. It is pointed out that after Stalingrad and Kursk, Germany was on the retreat, never mind the huge disparity in casualties. That’s true. Instead, it was a Geostrategically Read More…