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Category Archives: Debate
I really didn’t mean to get into the GM controversy. I like the evolution controversy. It’s fun. The science is settled. The issue of genetically modified food and organisms isn’t quite as settled. And there’s a huge movement, based on … Continue reading
Both the Romney campaign and the Obama campaign have answered sciencedebate.org’s 14 questions. Just a cursory glance and it appears that they both punted on a lot of the questions. Especially the education one. We have a lot of unemployed … Continue reading
Sciencedebate.org is trying to get someone… anyone in the US congress to answer some questions. But they are refusing. Sigh… so much for transparency in government. The sad part is the senators and reps on this list are the chairs … Continue reading
I know I haven’t been posting much. I’ve been working quite a bit lately and most of my work involves writing. I’ve been writing the equivalent of 4 or 5 blog posts a day for work and just don’t feel … Continue reading
I was given this list of fallacies that were claimed to be used by science to defend evolution. It was supposed by the person that gave these to me that they would be unanswerable assaults on the premises of science. … Continue reading
When Stephen Meyer’s Signature in the Cell came out (roughly December of 2009) a discussion on Amazon was started. Lately, the thread has become a rather embarrassing set of comments for the pro-ID crowd. I don’t encourage reading the whole … Continue reading
I’ve been grumpy lately and I’m pretty tired of dealing with the crap. But it does bring to mind something that I read from Scott Adams (of Dilbert fame).* Allow me to paraphrase. Ask all the smartest people in the … Continue reading
What is it about denialist commenters? Whether they are creationists, anti-global warming, or whatever, they have no staying power. I some thoughts on why this is the case.
Author note: I’ll be travelling this weekend and honestly, I’m bored with this whole thing at this point. I was mildly disappointed by my opponent. He didn’t even try very hard. So here is my conclusion. Once I hear that … Continue reading
(Ed note: I can’t seem to get the internal links working correctly. The original is here.) Joe’s rebuttal follows the break.