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Planned Parenthood Disavowed Margaret Sanger — Finally

The New York Times reports: Planned Parenthood of Greater New York will remove the name of Margaret Sanger, a founder of the national organization, from its Manhattan health clinic because of her “harmful connections to the eugenics movement,” the group said on Tuesday. Wikipedia reports that in “The Morality of Birth Control”, a 1921 speech, Read More…

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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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Quote of the Day

Renaissance astrology, in other words, was a premodern form of scientism, if we take scientism in its broadest sense of unwarranted reliance on science, or a predisposition to believe opinions that present themselves illicitly as scientific facts. It differed from our contemporary forms of scientism largely relative to its intellectual prestige. In the modern world Read More…

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For Those Keeping Count, Colorado Had Negative 272 COVID Deaths Friday

The Colorado Department of Health has been caught inflating COVID 19 deaths. A state lawmaker has requested a criminal investigation. He also provided another letter dated April 17 from the Someren Glen senior care center to its staff, residents, and residents’ families. The Centennial facility’s letter said CPDHE had overruled the cause of death findings Read More…

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Materialists: Other Intelligences for Me, But Not for Thee

Did you ever notice how materialists like to have it both ways on the probable exist of other intelligences?  Consider a recent exchange between Kairosfocus and that fount of materialist hypocrisy Ed George in the context of a discussion of the semiotic code instantiated in every living cell: KF:  It is noteworthy that algorithmic, alphanumeric Read More…