Natural Selection Favors Illogic

March 5, 2017 in Cell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationFossilsGeologyHuman BodyMammalsMarine BiologyMediaMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of ScienceTerrestrial Zoology

Nothing in Darwin’s mechanism guarantees humans will think rationally. Fitness might actually favor stupidity. For proof, look at the reasoning of people who believe in natural selection.

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Trending: Transparency in Climate Models

October 31, 2016 in Dating MethodsEducationGeologyMediaPhilosophy of SciencePhysicsPolitics and Ethics

It’s a little late to begin a new climate of transparency among climatologists. What does that imply about the past?

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Scientific Ethics: A Reader Digest

October 25, 2015 in Bible and TheologyCell BiologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationIntelligent DesignMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

For your weekend reading, here’s a summary of news articles on various topics related to scientific integrity and ethics.

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Silly Science Gets a Pass

June 11, 2014 in Cell BiologyCosmologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEarly ManHuman BodyMediaMind and BrainOrigin of LifePhilosophy of SciencePolitics and EthicsSETI

It’s not just that science doesn’t know the following claims. It cannot know them – yet few are the reporters laughing out loud.

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News for the Birds

May 7, 2014 in Amazing FactsBiomimeticsBirdsFossilsIntelligent DesignPolitics and Ethics

Our human readers are allowed to peek in on these headlines for and about our feathered intellectuals.

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