A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

The Skull of Doom

Most people that know me would agree that I like skulls. I actually have over 100 of them in my basement right now.

Most are plastic or rubber but 3 of them are the real deal. Why the hell do I have 100 human skulls? Well…some people collect beer cans or stamps…I collected […]

Poisoning the Well

Fellow Rogues Gallery denizen, Mike Lacelle, recently wrote me the following e-mail:


I have a question. If I’m talking to someone about Jenny McCarthy being the celebrity poster-child for the anti-vaccination movement, and happen to mention that she was once a Playboy Playmate of the Year, would that be an example of “poisoning the […]

The Logic of Anti-ID Arguments

PrismPaul asks the following question in the “Ask the Panel” section of the forums:

Love input from anyone on this – sorry for length, but I wanted to be clear…

You guys frequently point out that in science, each new answer leads to new questions. For example, vast evidence upholds Darwin’s idea that all known […]

“Strategies for Dialoguing with Atheists” Or “How Not to Argue”

This essay entitled “Strategies for Dialoguing with Atheists” has been discussed on the forums – appropriately as an example of bad logic and sloppy debating. It is so good, in fact, that I decided to pick it apart for my blog entry this week.

First, I want to say that my point is not to […]

Logical Fallacies and Cognitive Dissonance

Listener David Sanders writes:

My question is simple: why is it that when I point out people’s logical fallacies, they get extremely pissed off? Any help would be greatly appreciated. I feel that it is irresponsible to arm the skeptical public with the tools to defend itself without warning them ahead of time of the […]