Proportional Time and False Dichotomies

Proportional Time and False Dichotomies May 13, 2015

Carbon Dating comic


Hemant Mehta shared the above as well information about a Kickstarter campain for the comic strip series it is from.

Some years ago I explored a different approach to “proportional time” for evolution and young-earth creationism.

I would point out, however, that not all religion is committed to the false “teach both sides” dichotomy. Unfortunately, on the other hand, some atheists are just as committed to the false dichotomy as their religious fundamentalist counterparts, being concerned to dismiss religion as nonsense precisely because they share the religious fundamentalists’ assumption that religion offers competing explanations for what science studies.

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