articles tagged: creationists
how to confuse intuition with indoctrination
# evolution

how to confuse intuition with indoctrination

Far too many commentators are way too eager to explain to scientists and science writers why creationism is still a thing. It would be nice if their explanations were actually rooted in the real world.

klinghoffer opens mouth, inserts foot yet again
# politics

klinghoffer opens mouth, inserts foot yet again

The Discovery Institute needs a scapegoat for everything wrong with the world today. And surprise, surprise, it's always Darwin's fault.

and that’s why we still have fish…
# evolution

and that’s why we still have fish…

The only argument creationists have against speciation is deploying arbitrary taxonomical semantics.

the discovery institute finds its martyr
# politics

the discovery institute finds its martyr

The Discovery Institute thinks it has JPL dead to rights for demoting a vocal creationist. But the case is a little more complicated than that...

selling paranoia to angry creationists
# oddities

selling paranoia to angry creationists

S.E. Cupp's profound insight: if liberals agree with the tenets of evolution, teaching science must be a conspiracy to destroy America.

some homeschoolers just say no to evolution
# education

some homeschoolers just say no to evolution

Many religious zealots homeschool their kids to stop them from learning about evolution. And thanks to some homeschooling textbook publishers, they have a helping hand in denying their kids a scientific education.

exploring the creationist thought process
# oddities

exploring the creationist thought process

How to argue like a creationist in one easy, dishonest, and willfully ignorant step.

how to fail at biology and computer science
# evolution

how to fail at biology and computer science

The Discovery Institute and its merry band of pseudoscientists seem to believe they can overturn the science of evolution by filibustering courts with meaningless buzzwords.

answering one fallacy with another
# science

answering one fallacy with another

Creationists attack evolution with a hydra of bad faith arguments and logical fallacies. Trying to counter them using the bandwagon fallacy is only playing into their hands.

the creationist swarm stays on the offensive
# science

the creationist swarm stays on the offensive

After several years of sustained pushback, you'd think that creationists would find a new strategy. But they're nothing if not consistent and deaf to criticism...

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