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Stunning Levels of Ignorance Regarding the Genetic Code

ID critic Ed George was asked the following question: “Are you suggesting that the genetic code works through a series of chemical reactions?” His response: “Duh!” When asked to elucidate, he wrote the following comment: DNA is a chemical (deoxyribonucleic acid). It interacts with other chemicals (e.g., transcriptase) to form yet other chemicals (e.g., RNA) Read More…

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California v. Florida: COVID-19 Response and Results

Much has been written about In this article, Keith Carlson compares California (first in the nation with drastic lockdown measures that are not yet lifted) with Florida (lockdown started two weeks later and is already easing). This is the summary: California’s population is 39.5 million, Florida’s is 21.5 million. The average age in each state is: California, 36, Florida, Read More…

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The Data Are In: A Nationwide Lockdown Was Never Necessary

According to a study discussed today in the Wall Street Journal (behind a paywall), the nationwide lockdown was never necessary. The vast majority of states should have followed Sweden’s example: We ran a simple one-variable correlation of deaths per million and days to shutdown, which ranged from minus-10 days (some states shut down before any Read More…

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Deaths From Global Famine Caused by Locking Down World’s Economy Could Dwarf Deaths Caused by Virus

Even the mouthpiece of the progressive movement (CNN) is waking up to a reality that was always glaringly obvious. In this story CNN reports on a new UN report: The world is facing multiple famines of “biblical proportions” in just a matter of months, the UN has said, warning that the coronavirus pandemic will push an additional Read More…

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Jerry Coyne Just Caused the Entire Darwinian Construct to Come Tumbling to the Ground

Thank you to the UD News Desk for this article in which Coyne is quoted as saying this: The error is taking what is possible and making people think that this is what’s common or probable. **klaxon horns sounding** IRONY ALERT: The entire Darwinian edifice rests on this very foundation. Nice of Jerry to let Read More…

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4th Study Shows COVID-19 Cases Massively Underestimated

This account of the report states: Preliminary results from New York’s first coronavirus antibody study show nearly 14 percent tested positive, meaning they had the virus at some point and recovered, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. That equates to 2.7 million infections statewide — more than 10 times the state’s confirmed cases. Cue the science Read More…

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Who Said This?

Guess the sources of these statements: Worst case scenario planning encourages counterproductive overreactions in which law-enforcement techniques and drastic anti-civil liberties measures are used as the first resort, rather than the last resort. “the law enforcement/national security approach” to fighting a pandemic “converts the exception into the rule by treating everyone in the general population Read More…

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Government is a Blunt Instrument

Government is good at imposing overarching regulations. Making finely tuned (or even roughly tuned) adjustments to fit particular circumstances? Not so much. This is nowhere more apparent than in the government’s decision to shut down “elective” procedures everywhere, even though the need to so so varied in the extreme from place to place. This article Read More…