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Another Scientist Insists Science is Political

Thanks to the March for Science, another scientist has come out to insist that science is political.  This time it’s PZ Myers, the scientist known for his anti-religious bigotry and extreme leftist politics.  On March 2, 2017, Myers wrote a … Continue reading

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March for Science Supporters Continue to Undercut and Poison Science.

I think the March for Science has significant potential to do some serious harm to science given it is a political act masquerading as a non-political act.  Over at the New Republic, Emily Atkin wrote an article that touches on … Continue reading

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The AAAS Decides to Further Politicize Science

It looks like the American Association for the Advancement of Science is transforming itself into a partisan special interests group: AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific organization, announced Thursday that it will partner with the March for Science, a nonpartisan … Continue reading

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March for Post-Modern Science

The March for Science apparently comes with its own particular version of the philosophy of science.  This can be clearly seen when Jerry Coyne’s views of science are contrasted with other March supporters (and the March itself). First, Coyne tells … Continue reading

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The Original March For Science Symbol

Here’s what the original March for Science symbol looked like (HT: Dhay): The web page used to say: Isn’t science apolitical? Yes. Scientists, however are not. The march is non-partisan, however it is intended to have an impact on policy … Continue reading

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March for Science: The Extreme Left’s Trojan Horse?

On the March For Science page, we currently read: Science is not a field that should be understood only by a small few — every person, from every background, deserves an education that encourages scientific learning alongside the arts and … Continue reading

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Should Political Moderates Be Blamed for Political Extremism?

I see that Jerry Coyne has criticized Katherine Cross’s call for violence.  Good for him. I wonder if Coyne now recognizes the errors in Sam Harris’s arguments against religious moderates.  According to Harris, religious moderates are just as bad as … Continue reading

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Politicizing Science

Over at his blog, atheist actvist Hemant Mehta posted the following: For the past few years, a member of Congress has introduced a resolution in the House to honor Charles Darwin on his birthday. Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) did it … Continue reading

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Hitler vs. The AntiChrist

Over at the “Friendly” Atheist blog, someone named Sarahbeth Caplan is informing the Gnus she can no longer support evangelical Christians.  She begins as follows: I saw a post on my church’s bulletin board several weeks ago that read, “Hillary … Continue reading

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The Theocracy is Coming!

Now that Donald Trump has become President, how long before we begin to hear about The Impending Doom of the Inevitable Theocracy that is Supposed to be Right Around the Corner? It’s a favorite feverish argument of the “skeptics” everytime … Continue reading

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