A Compilation of Sean Carroll’s Best Arguments and Comebacks

Here’s an excellent compilation of physicist Sean Carroll‘s best arguments and comebacks.



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The Associated Press Will Stop Referring to Climate Change Doubters as “Skeptics”

Sen. James Inhofe is frequently referred to as a “skeptic” of climate change. But he’s more accurately a “denier” of it.

Skepticism is generally a good thing. We should be skeptical when people believe things that may not be true. But when the science is solid and the evidence points in one direction, raising questions about the efficacy of vaccines or human contribution to climate change only confuses the public. At that point, you’re not just asking questions. You’re denying reality.

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Charles Darwin’s Atheism Confession Has Sold at Auction for Nearly $200,000

A letter in which Charles Darwin explained how he didn’t believe in the Christian God has sold at auction for ¬£127,000 ($195,000), between two and three times more¬†than original estimates.



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If Jenny McCarthy Wrote a Lullaby, This Would Be It

Why are you all so prejudiced against measles? What have they ever done to you?!

Roy Zimmerman sings about “Polio-phobia” and why we ought to “give measles a chance” in this hilarious song (that is very pro-vaccination, in case there’s any confusion):



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Pediatric Neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson is Now Putting Kids in Harm’s Way to Win GOP Votes

In an article that shouldn’t have had to be written in the first place, Michael Specter laments the anti-science, anti-vaccine-efficacy stances of the GOP Presidential candidates, including the two physicians on stage, Dr. Ben Carson and Dr. Rand Paul.



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