Category Archives: Science

Postmodern Science

Bill Nye, the snake oil salesman who peddled the $200 ionator that promised to turned tap water into “ionized” water which would kill just about any bacteria has discovered another way to use [cough] science: Here’s the “pro-science” message Bill is … Continue reading

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More Threatiness from Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson posted a video about science and he considers it the most important words he has ever spoken. He begins by asking, “How did America rise up from a back woods country to be one of the greatest … Continue reading

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Post-Modernists Attack Biology

From the article, No, Kevin D. Williamson, sex is not a biological reality, by  Samantha Allen, a doctoral fellow in the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Emory University. His simplistic claim that “sex is a biological reality” … Continue reading

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Is Gender Studies Anti-Science?

Let’s take a quick look at the abstract of a scholarly paper entitled Sex, Biological Functions and Social Norms: A Simple Constructivist Theory of Sex by Asa Carlson Feminist theory needs a constructivist account of biological sex for at least … Continue reading

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Getting Harder to Hide to Partisan Agendas Behind the “March for Science”

Poor Jerry Coyne.  The atheist activist is struggling mightily about the March for Science.  He wants to attend the march, although he doesn’t know what it is supposed to accomplish.  But he’s having a hard time closing his eyes to … Continue reading

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Sam Harris acknowledges “a kind of miracle.”

In his discussion with Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris makes a very interesting point at 38:45: There is just the fact that within the Darwinian conception of how we got here, there’s no reason to believe that our cognitive faculties have … Continue reading

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March for Science Threatens Public’s Trust in Science

In her article, Is the March for Science Bad for Scientists?, Emily Atkin made a point that is both dangerous and foolhardy: If scientists are defensive in the first place, perhaps it’s because of conservative rhetoric portraying them as partisan … Continue reading

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March for Science Supporters Don’t Seem All That Interested in Science

The March for Science (MfS) Facebook page claims “We are people who value science” and ” What unites us is a love of science, and an insatiable curiosity. We all recognize that science is everywhere and affects everyone. Science is … Continue reading

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The Big Picture Behind the March for Science

The March for Science (MfS) promotes and sells itself as non-partisan when there is no evidence for such posturing.  In fact, the evidence we have thus far indicates such posturing is misleading.  But there is more to the MfS than … Continue reading

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Infighting at the March for Science

Back on Feb 23, the March for Science tweeters posted the following: Are you a female who thought about doing engineering but decided against it? Why? What can the science community do better? #ScienceMarch pic.twitter.com/2Hzv2VqvRM — March for Science (@ScienceMarchDC) … Continue reading

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