Differentiating Between Debate and Denial

IO9 (in an article entitled “How to distinguish crap denialism from legitimate scientific debate”)┬álinked to an article on the NIH website by Wendee Holtcamp, with the title “Flavors of Uncertainty: The Difference between Denial and Debate.”┬áBoth focus on the challenge the media and the general public faces in our day and age, when (to quote [Read More...]

Creationism’s Cartoon Physics (From the Archives)

Wile E. Coyote heads towards the cliff but doesn’t see it. We’ve all seen the cartoons – he can keep running, until he looks down and notices there is no longer anything beneath his feet to support him. This is, in essence, the situation of the young-earth creationist movement. Every single objection that did not [Read More...]