Monthly Archives: October 2014

Fuzzy Data

So let’s take a look at the Raelian PCR results that Jerry Coyne promoted as “science”: Here is how the Raelians explained it: Negative controls (water as template, lanes NC) show no amplification product, indicating that PCR reagents were free … Continue reading

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Jerry Coyne Embraces Creationist “Research”

Jerry Coyne recently jumped the shark with his blog post entitled, “Science proves that consecrated wafers are still wheat and not Jesus.” I’ll be charitable and overlook the fact that a scientist thinks “science proved” something and instead focus on … Continue reading

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Not Quite the Same

Jerry Coyne on teaching atheism in the university science classroom: I praised him for his public proclamation of science’s incompatibility with faith (after all, I have a book on the subject coming out in May), but considered it inappropriate for Barash … Continue reading

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The Gnu Narrative Vs. Reality

According to the narrative, atheists are atheists because they love science.  They don’t just love science, they love, Love, LOVE science. Yet, according to reality, the Gnus over at Jerry Coyne’s site were given the chance to talk about anything … Continue reading

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The Two Sides of Jerry Coyne’s Mouth

Jerry Coyne selling his book on Amazon: Coyne is responding to a national climate in which over half of Americans don’t believe in evolution (and congressmen deny global warming), and warns that religious prejudices and strictures in politics, education, medicine, … Continue reading

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David Barash Claims He Has a “Secular Purpose” For Preaching Atheism in the Science Classroom

As we have seen, David Barash is a professor from The University of Washington (a public university) who abuses his authority in order to proselytize for atheism in his science class. Barash’s classroom antics are too much even for Jerry … Continue reading

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Jerry Coyne Promotes His Fringe Notions

Atheist activist Jerry Coyne has a new book coming out entitled, “Faith Versus Fact: Why Science and Religion Are Incompatible.” Coyne has thus officially embraced a fringe view among scientists. The extreme, fringe nature of this view can easily be … Continue reading

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Sam Harris Complains He is Being Defamed

Someone used one of Sam Harris’s quotes and turned it into an internet meme: Harris complains: Aslan and Greenwald—a famous “scholar” and a famous “journalist”—are engaged in a campaign of pure defamation. They are consciously misleading their readers and increasing … Continue reading

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Tough Year for Dawkins

It’s been a tough year for Richard Dawkins. First, his autobiography (Part 1) was a flop. Then his documentary was a flop. Then, there were all the times he made of fool of himself with his radical tweets. Then, he … Continue reading

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Someone….Notify Neil deGrasse Tyson

Well, well, well. Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham has been banned. As you can see, it was banned in California. Quick! Someone needs to contact scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson about this. As a champion of Enlightenment values such as … Continue reading

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