Reporter Lies About Academic Freedom Bills, Calls Them "Anti-Science"
January 29, 2013
Right out of NCSE talking points, lies flowed from the pen of a reporter intent on stopping academic freedom bills for public schools.
Secular Scientists Excuse Profanity
December 4, 2012
If everything evolves, then profanity evolves, and it's no big deal, even if it warms the atmosphere.
Evolutionist Beside Himself with "Science Denialism"
October 13, 2012
Sean B. Carroll is frustrated so many still deny evolution, but he shoots his own argument in the foot.
Intolerance Grows for Skeptics of Consensus Science in Spite of Data
September 26, 2012
If you question evolution or man-caused global warming, be prepared for a smear. If you are a Christian, be prepared for hate. But the skeptics may have the facts on their side.
National Science Standards Squelch Freedom of Inquiry
August 24, 2012
If federal science standards are approved by the states, students will lose freedom to question controversial subjects like evolution and global warming.
Scientific Institutions Engage in Leftist Advocacy
July 26, 2012
For an enterprise supposedly as unpolitical and bias-free as science classically is supposed to be, conservatism is surprisingly rare.
The Sociology of Climate Science
July 22, 2012
What has become known as "climate science" offers an opportunity to investigate the sociology of science and ask how political biases influence individual scientists. Since the lukewarm political response to the Rio conference, news articles indicate that climate science has a climate of its own – one that's heating up over the inability to convince the public.
Scientific Method Evolves
June 17, 2012
The so-called "scientific method" (if there is such a thing) has undergone dramatic changes throughout history, but there is one constant that can be relied upon: the myth of scientism.
When Science Gets Political
August 7, 2011
The classic view of the scientist as an unbiased observer of nature was shattered with the development of the atomic bomb. Suddenly, it became apparent to the physicists working out the equations of nuclear fission could not absolve themselves completely of responsibility for the political uses of their research. Yet since the days of the French Academy of Sciences in the 17th century, kings and other rulers have called on natural philosophers to inform their decisions. These days, scientific institutions state political opinions at will. Some recent news items show them inserting their opinions beyond what the data alone might indicate.
Paper View: A Geology Paradigm Suffers a Paradox
August 7, 2009
A pair of geologists found a paradox in a paradigm. That paradigm is the belief that ancient ocean levels rose and fell in cycles as ice sheets retreated and advanced, and the cause of the cycles was periodic changes in earth’s orbit. They modeled this process and couldn’t get it to work. They couldn’t get […]