Think Critically About Everything But Evolution

March 22, 2017 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Researchers found that courses in critical thinking help humanities students overcome pseudoscience. One important pseudoscience, though, is not in their list.

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Researchers Lie to Subjects

March 15, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDumb IdeasEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

In order to test human responses, some psychologists intentionally lie to volunteers. Is the “science” of manipulation justifiable?

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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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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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Darwin Demo Falls Short

September 12, 2016 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationGeneticsMediaPhilosophy of Science

What the new “evolution in action” experiment lacks in Darwin support is compensated by its propaganda value.

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Mars Life Hopes Reduced

August 12, 2016 in AstronomyCell BiologyEducationFossilsGeologyMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSolar System

Key assumptions about habitability on Mars have fallen, but astrobiologists try to keep hope alive.

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Does ISIS Evolve?

June 20, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

This may be the winning candidate for worst Darwinian just-so story of the decade.

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Big Science Lies About Chirality in Space

June 15, 2016 in AstronomyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationGeneticsIntelligent DesignMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and EthicsSolar System

What was discovered has nothing to do with life, nor does it contribute in any way to solving one of the “greatest mysteries of chemistry.”

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Barbiturates in Darwin’s Warm Little Pond

May 10, 2016 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationGeneticsIntelligent DesignMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysics

Are barbituates the missing links to the origin of life?

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Scientific Brainwashing Is Back

April 8, 2016 in Dumb IdeasEducationHealthHuman BodyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Politically correct persuasion is at your doorstep, masquerading as a scientific survey.

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Who Misunderstands Evolution?

February 20, 2016 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEarly ManEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Some pro-Darwin reporters and scientists think that if people just understood evolution, they would accept it.

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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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The Miller Experiment Is Dead; Long Live the Miller Experiment

September 12, 2014 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePhysics

The image of Stanley Miller pondering his spark-discharge apparatus is too valuable an icon to toss on the trash heap of history.

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Got Scientism? Champions of “Science” All Leftists

December 10, 2013 in Darwin and EvolutionEducationMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The Union of Concerned Scientists’ list of champions only includes those who take far-left political stances on the issues.

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Science Reporters Promote Communism by “Framing” Arguments

November 5, 2012 in Mind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

What on earth are science reporters doing promoting communism by “framing” the language of redistributive tax policy?

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Darwin Tree Visualization Tool Obscures More Than It Educates

October 24, 2012 in Darwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEarly ManEducationHuman BodyMammalsMediaMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A new website helps visualize evolution. But does it confirm or obfuscate the real world?

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How to Make Darwinism Impregnable

June 6, 2012 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationIntelligent DesignPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The way to make a concept impregnable is to use rhetorical devices to render competition out of bounds, and then nationalize the favored view. An AP story demonstrates how this is done with evolution.

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