Monthly Archives: November 2010

Bad Argument of the Week XXXVI

In the flurry of pathetic, intellectually bankrupt arguments for Intelligent Design being made by Behe and his supporters, Dario Battisti is shocked to find that there also exist bad arguments against it, in the classic Twenty-First Floor series soon to be renamed “Bad Argument of the Fortnightly-ish”. Continue reading

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Irrelevant Design

Brave enough to face the tedium of Behe’s talk in Glasgow, our correspondent Stuart Ritchie reports on the Intelligent Design argument as presented, to note that the points included sounded strangely familiar… Continue reading

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Behe-he-he-he

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Evidence Based Policy? Cunning Linguist

Phillip Davis, a Tory MP in Bradford, has recently come under fire for suggesting low literacy rates among children in the constituency are due to local libraries making books avaliable in Urdu. In the return of his “Evidence Based Policy” series, Keir Liddle explores the issue to see if there is anything to the MP’s claims. Continue reading

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Michael Behe in Glasgow

Intelligent Design stalwart Michael Behe is coming to Glasgow as the guest of our old pals, the Centre for Intelligent Design. Who is Michael Behe? And how can you challenge him? Continue reading

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Bladdered

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Poe Faced

Keir Liddle asks whether scientific sceptics are sometimes too keen to attack the idiosyncracies of the faithful, even when matters of science are not involved. Continue reading

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