‘Coach’ Dave: Government Should Fund Research on God

‘Coach’ Dave: Government Should Fund Research on God September 15, 2017

“Coach” Dave Daubenmire is, of course, a man of profound ignorance — not merely the mundane type but the virulent type, where he’s swallowed a bunch of lies that make him think he understands something when he doesn’t. He demonstrates that with this absurd suggestion:


“Evolution is fake science, it is not true,” Daubenmire said. “Do you know how much government money goes into science research? If you want to get a government grant, you have to make sure that the research that you do is going to support the positions of the government.”

“I would like to see the government do this,” he continued, “why doesn’t the government fund research into whether or not there is really a God? Wouldn’t that be good? Let’s dump a lot of money—rather than dumping all this [money into research] proving there isn’t a God, let’s fund some scientists to do some research to see if there is a God.”

First of all, Dave, the government does not fund research proving there isn’t a God. That isn’t what evolutionary biology is about. It’s just about explaining the natural history of life on earth. The fact that it conflicts with your own personal religious beliefs is as irrelevant as the fact that medical research conflicts with the beliefs of the Christian Science church, or that it conflicts with Vedic creationism. The problem lies with your beliefs, not with science.

And would you care to propose some research that would prove the existence of God? Go ahead, give us your experiment that would do that. We’ll wait.


That’s what I thought.

"It is a little bit more than interesting. They will only need to fail once ..."

Rudy: It’s Okay if Trump Lies ..."
"There's no telling how many abortions that man has paid for. You know that Marla ..."

Did Trump Pay for Abortions for ..."
"No. I don't see how that's similar at all."

Dershowitz Has Finally Lost It Completely
"Arguably? What crap. Nobody gets prosecuted under the Logan Act. Nobody gets prosecuted for acting ..."

McCarthy’s Conveniently Wrong Ideas About the ..."

Browse Our Archives

Follow Us!

What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment