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A couple days back I passed a link on to Orac regarding the International Alchemy Conference to be held in Vegas this coming October. Now he’s gone and devoted his Friday Dose of Woo to it, so wander on over and take a read.

Einstein was a dunce

Bob Henderson is an 80 year old retired electrical engineer who thinks “Albert Einstein was a dunce.” So convinced is he of this that he has written a third book on the subject: Einstein and The-Emperor’s-New-Clothes Syndrome: The Exposé of a Charlatan. Notes the AZ Republic: Henderson was, and is, qualified to be asking these…

Quantifying Anti-evolutionism

Wilkins had hit a good one here: the Evolution Crackpot Index. Rumor has it that the denizens of Uncommon Descent, ISCID and suchlike score in  the high thousands.

Pathetic, that’s what it is

So said Eeyore. But equally, it could describe this – Dembski has noticed the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Society, and so wants to be like Dawkins: Anybody who is willing and able to upgrade the look, feel, and functionality of this site (Uncommon Descent) to match that of the Dawkins site will receive…

Will someone please think of the children?

Dembski breathlessly announces the latest front in the ID war on science – they’ve been unable to convince any relevent scientists, so they go straight to the children: The Darwinists have had your young people long enough to shape, subvert, and corrupt. Send them to www.overwhelmingevidence.com and mobilize this sleeping giant! The old guard is…

I apologize

Arizona has unfortunately been a hot-bed for Young Earth Creationism (YEC). Some of the smaller church-affiliated schools here teach YEC, and there are a number of groups that run creationist tours to the Grand Canyon. Up north, the Creation Research Society maintains the Van Andel Creation Research Center north of Chino Valley. And in Phoenix, we…

Strange though it may seem …

Over at the Panda’s Thumb, Nick highlights the following quote from Wiker and Witt’s, A Meaningful World: How the Arts and Sciences Reveal the Genius of Nature: Strange though it may seem to neo-Darwinists, Darwin’s assumption that the terms species and variety are merely given for convenience’s sake is part of a larger materialist and…

Knee deep in PIG crap

Jonathan Wells is at it again. Erstwhile “developmental biologist,” he has taken time off  ”working on a book criticizing the over-emphasis on genes in biology and medicine” to present a Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design, one that is approved of by Ann Coulter, who sees Wells as “an expert of Darwinism and intelligent…

“You are still blindfolded”

This is …. strange. Apparently there are individuals out there that deny the germ theory of disease. Tara encountered this in one of her comment threads: [F]orget the germ theory nonsense and become a real scientist. … Evidence is all around and you have as much evidence as I do. The sole difference between you…