When NASA was going somewhere, it was A-OK! and reading Genesis, floating in space. You know they’re not actually going anywhere when the big news is “office,” “department,” and “directorate.”
Says skeptical mathematician Peter Woit, after hearing Talks at the KITP (Not EvenWrong, August 12, 2011). The multiverse that makes all nonsense true just ain’t out there. While it’s true that SUSY was in trouble pre-LHC, there’s psychologically a big difference between indirect effects not showing up, and directly looking for something and finding it’s Read More…
What if it is actually difficult to extinguish species that are well adapted to their environment? It’s hard to research that in a climate of fear.
A truly formidable intellectual tool doesn’t do everything and doesn’t easily explain everything. It just does some things really well.
Dogmatic Darwinists have always demanded that the public believe that it happened through the magic of natural selection, slowly emerging – wing panel by wing panel. Now a science-based answer has emerged.
“Wild child” claims: It would be extraordinarily difficult for a human being to survive a wolf den, and these stories have usually got way less skepticism than they merited.
Much mainline Protestantism today is masked atheism – but because it is masked, it’s difficult to figure into studies.
The trouble is, as the Brit riots show, the happiness that comes from having all one’s needs met does not necessarily correlate to any other value at all.
Calling the soul or mind “mystical” can be evasive. It can’t be measured using the same scales as the ones used for matter or energy, but that’s all.
A host of studies attempting to show that chimps are just like people and vice versa convince only those who already believe so.
The reader is asked to believe that she had no idea what debating Craig would be like, even though his debates are up on YouTube. In that case, just how she got where she is today is under wide speculation.
Apparently. Ian Binns, a science education researcher at Louisiana StateUniversity, told Science that a law such as Louisiana’s, which misdescribes established scientific theories such as evolution as controversial, “tells our students and teachers that there are problems that there aren’t” and distort their understanding of the nature of science; NCSE’s Joshua Rosenau added, “Science is Read More…
And it’s all just an accident, remember:
Apart from all the exploded/explosible Darwin nonsense, there’s the social problem.
Here. Here’s beloved commentator Chris Matthews on the threat Rick Perry poses to science. Question: If Perry cops is party’s nomination, will Obama choose to feature a Darwin love-in, in his re-election bid? Just in: But Bachmann won the straw poll.