Scientists Blind to Their Failings
April 4, 2017
Scientism sounds appealing in theory. In practice, human scientists fall short of its ideals of enlightenment, progress and understanding.
The Lone Ranger vs the Big Science Consensus
March 23, 2017
National Geographic retells the lonely battle of J Harlen Bretz against the scientific establishment, and what made them so pig-headed.
Nature Values Independent Science Journalism
March 17, 2017
Are independent science reporters less credible than the big players? Given Big Media's awful track record, the journal editors welcome alternatives.
Christmas Star Remains Mysterious, But Something Real Happened
December 24, 2016
Theories rise and fall about the nature of the star that led the wise men to Bethlehem, but the fact remains: they saw something, and came on time to see Jesus.
Big Science Blind to Its Bias
December 23, 2016
Some scientists, science reporters and journal editors could use a trip to reform school for treatment of delusions of grandeur.
Today's Science Hates Faith
November 6, 2016
There are individual scientists who believe in God, but their institutions ridicule any and all forms of "faith."
You Can Trust Scientists (to Be Fallible)
July 5, 2016
With theory overturns like these, one gets to wonder about the privileged status of scientists in our culture.
Rock Art Is Not a Pterosaur
August 29, 2015
When new information falsifies your hypothesis, you accept it and move on. Darwinians need to learn that, too.
The Christmas Story As Told by a Secular Science Reporter
December 25, 2014
Here's how the Christmas Story fares under the lens of a secular science reporter who doesn't believe in a miracle-working God who enters into history.
Secular Psychology as Abuse
March 20, 2014
At best, psychology doesn't know what it's doing. At worst, it harms people.
Got Scientism? Champions of "Science" All Leftists
December 10, 2013
The Union of Concerned Scientists' list of champions only includes those who take far-left political stances on the issues.
Science Reporter Says Scientists Are Like Cattle
December 9, 2013
A science reporter lists several reasons why scientists are about as trustworthy as bankers.
Students Need to Argue Science, Not Memorize It
April 11, 2013
A professor of science education has a radical idea: teach science through argumentation, because that's the way scientists do it.
Crooked Scientists Get Rehab
January 21, 2013
For those who trust scientists, it may come as a shock that some bad apples are getting rehab.
Understanding Creationists (and Evolutionists)
December 15, 2012
A historian tells science teachers that "To Teach Evolution, You Have to Understand Creationists." Should that advice apply both ways?
Rocks Don't Lie, But Liars Rock
August 14, 2012
A geologist, trying to be nice to religious people, not only deals fast and loose with rock, but rolls into circular reasoning.