Frontal Lobotomies: a Darwinian Mental Health Holocaust
January 22, 2019
The belief that human brains needed surgery to cut off animal behaviors grew out of Darwinism. It's been called a mental health holocaust.
Time to Ditch the Drake Equation
January 1, 2019
Frank Drake's equation for the probability of space aliens is chopped-up ignorance mushed into pseudo-scientific sausage.
Most Exoplanets Are Probably Not Habitable
June 26, 2018
More astrobiologists are coming to the "depressing" conclusion that we are alone in the universe, but it's only depressing if you're an evolutionist.
Think Critically About Everything But Evolution
March 22, 2017
Researchers found that courses in critical thinking help humanities students overcome pseudoscience. One important pseudoscience, though, is not in their list.
Targeted SETI Search Hears Nothing
February 8, 2013
For this search, a team targeted 104 stars with planets discovered by the Kepler Telescope. Still nothing.
Bill Nye Fails Baloney Detector
August 27, 2012
In a video clip seen by over 3 million, Bill Nye the Science Guy slammed creationism with a series of logical fallacies.
Science Can Be Wrong for Decades, Centuries
July 18, 2011
The history of science shows some wrong theories being accepted by leading scholars for long periods of time. Ptolemaic astronomy, unquestioned for over 1200 years, is a prime example. Not all examples are old, though. In modern times as well, scientists are finding that theories unquestioned for decades, even centuries, were wrong. That being so, what confidence can we have that today’s scientific beliefs will stand the test of time for the next decade or century? A recent spate of science articles shows some long-held theories being questioned – others being tossed overboard.