Falsifiability in Science
—– Nature and other peer-review journals would send letters like this: Dear Dr. Einstein: Thank you for your submission. However, as you well know, the scientific consensus maintains that light propagates through the medium of luminiferous aether. These real-world measurements of sunlight are irrelevant; when the data is entered into the computer programs which we wrote, […]
I understand that this is going to be a bit sciency-technical for people who think that killing a baby is something that “a woman does to her own body”. So, I’m going to try not to delve too deeply into things like, you know, EMBRYOLOGY. But quick question: How do you explain chicken eggs being […]
If Bruce Jenner had come forward as having anorexia nervosa, rather than gender dysphoria, would everyone be celebrating his bravery in taking weight-loss drugs and having liposuction surgery?
This conversation occurred in a discussion thread for a video by Dr. William Craig regarding the nature of First Cause. The atheist in question posted an identical set of objections to basically everyone who did not react negatively to the video. Unlike previous posts, this is not paraphrased; I have simply copied and pasted the final […]
Paraphrased for brevity and clarity: —– Him: You can’t possibly be so stupid and uneducated as to dismiss the theory of evolution. Me: Intelligent Design is a theory of evolution. There are several. Him: No, there aren’t! Me: Certainly there are. Darwinism, Neo-Darwinism, Catastrophism, and Intelligent Design off the top of my head. I believe […]
Even among the scientific community intelligent enough to be skeptical of the anthropogenic global warming hypothesis, I often come under fire for my lack of support of genetically-modified food. Many of these people do not even understand that genetic modification is completely different from selective breeding–in fact, it technically creates new species. Nor, apparently, are […]