Tag Archives: confirmation bias

Academia as Confirmation Bias

As you probably know, it is not uncommon for an atheist to cite some survey which shows  that atheism is positively correlated with a college education. This is supposed to support the subtle narrative that since intelligence and education are … Continue reading

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More Atheist Rage

The internet atheists have worked themselves into a froth again.  On Oct 18, activist Hemant Mehta posted a blog entry entitled, ” Waitress in SC Receives “Tip” from Christians Telling Her a “Woman’s Place Is In the Home” and it … Continue reading

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Prof. Coyne Quote-Mines in his New Book

Ah, the irony. Tom Gilson has been reading Jerry Coyne’s new book and has already discovered a juicy example of quote-mining. It looks like Coyne was trying to portray Alvin Plantinga as someone who says one thing to one audience … Continue reading

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University of Michigan Professor Admits She is a Hater

Susan J. Douglas is a professor of communications at the University of Michigan. She writes: I hate Republicans. I can’t stand the thought of having to spend the next two years watching Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Ted Cruz, Darrell Issa … Continue reading

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