Creationism, for me, has always been the prototypical pseudoscience. It is a textbook of logical fallacies, misinformation, distortion of fact, half-truths, and outright deception. Creationists, however, are not very imaginative and tend to recycle the same old arguments over and over. It is rare that I come across a new ridiculous argument from a creationist.
Reading the blogs at the Discovery Institute is always an educational experience. I’ve made it a point to regularly visit their “Evolution News & Views” blog. Evolution News & Views features a group of authors who support the notion of Intelligent Design (ID). It features op-eds and coverage of the latest happenings in the worlds [...]
I received a tri-fold pamphlet in the mail the other day. It is from The Geocentric Bible Foundation, Inc. of Hugoton, Kansas. The pamphlet’s title reads:
Have Scientists Been Wrong For 400 Years?
Accompanied by a picture of the Earth just below the title, it reads:
This FREE book could turn your world around. See [...]
It’s nice to know that there’s some good news out there, with cooler heads occasionally prevailing. First, as you may already know, the so-called ‘Graduate School of the Institute for Creation Research’ was denied the right to award a degree in creationism by the state of Texas.
That was April 23rd. Since then, [...]