Questioning the Sanity of Big Science and Big Media

February 18, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSolar System

Scientists arrogate to themselves the authority to diagnose insanity, but they and their friends in the mainstream media believe some pretty nutty things.

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Climate Flap Echoes Political Divide

February 8, 2017 in GeologyMediaPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and Ethics

Reactions to a whistleblower’s statements raise the possibility that the climate-science consensus is largely political, not empirical.

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Science Reporting Has Become a Fake-News Scandal

February 3, 2017 in Darwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasEducationMarine BiologyMediaPhilosophy of Science

One reporter in a campus Press Relations office shouldn’t be able to influence the world’s view of science.

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Big Science Goes Total Left in Opposing Trump

January 28, 2017 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Have they no shame? Science is not supposed to take political positions. What they’re doing this week undermines their credibility as unbiased seekers of the truth.

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Language Strangles Scientific Ideals

January 27, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Big Science doesn’t have a public relations problem. It has a propaganda problem.

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Big Science Pops its Zits

January 5, 2017 in Bible and TheologyCell BiologyCosmologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationGeneticsIntelligent DesignMammalsMediaMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

If you think institutional science has a smooth complexion, look closer. From every angle, serious blemishes are coming to light.

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Big Science Leans Pro-Death

January 3, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationGeneticsHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Is there any logical or empirical reason why science journals and secular reporters should always take the pro-abortion position?

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Big Science Blind to Its Scientism

December 30, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDumb IdeasEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Big Science loves scientism, but the view that science is the most reliable path to knowledge suffers a fatal flaw: it is self-refuting.

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Big Science Blind to Its Political Bias

December 27, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

More evidence that institutional scientists, journal editors and reporters live in an echo chamber that betrays their ideals of unbiased knowledge generation.

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Darwinians Honor a Fraud

December 15, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationGeneticsMediaPhilosophy of Science

Devoted to Charles Darwin, Ernst Haeckel was not above fabricating data to make his hero look better.

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Science Sells Its Soul to Clinton Campaign

October 27, 2016 in Bible and TheologyEducationMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Mainstream science media have abandoned all pretense of objectivity when it comes to presidential politics.

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Shameless Bias in Presidential Science

October 16, 2016 in Dumb IdeasEducationMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Why do “science” news sites go after the Republican candidate only? This is another arena Donald Trump could show is rigged.

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Scientism, Heal Thyself

September 8, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The scientific establishment that sees itself as the paragon of rationality needs take an honest look at its human frailties.

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Media Perpetuates Lazy Thinking

July 27, 2016 in Darwin and EvolutionDating MethodsDumb IdeasEarly ManFossilsHuman BodyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Lazy reporters don’t do their homework, two critics in different fields complain.

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Peer Review Is Unscientific

July 9, 2016 in Bible and TheologyEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A reviewer of peer review says our reverence for the practice borders on mysticism, not science.

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Science Is Biased

May 29, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEarly ManEducationHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

They admit it; you can’t get rid of bias in science. Big Science has too many problems of its own to dictate ethics to others.

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Without Integrity, There Is No Science

January 16, 2016 in Bible and TheologyEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Science continues facing a crisis in credibility, leaving Big Science institutions scrambling for solutions.

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Psychotherapy Effectiveness Exaggerated

October 4, 2015 in Bible and TheologyHealthMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

It’s depressing that psychotherapy inflates its effectiveness in treating depression.

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Researchers Test Scientific Brainwashing

May 29, 2015 in Bible and TheologyEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Psychologists test methods of unconsciously manipulating people’s biases – and nobody seems worried about it.

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Can an Evolved Brain Choose Good and Evil?

February 15, 2015 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

If the brain evolved, wouldn’t anything the mind does be determined by forces beyond one’s control?

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