PZ Myers on scientists vs. technicians (with philosophy!)

PZ Myers has a fascinating post up about a fiasco involving ENCODE, which PZ describes as “a body of very well funded, high ranking scientists working at prestigious institutions who are actively and obviously fitting the data to a set of unworkable theoretical presuppositions, and completely ignoring the rebuttals that are appearing at a rapid [Read More…]

The problem with asking science to be religion-friendly

Previously: The scientific study of prayer [Read more…]