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On Science and Religion

This article aggregates a few talking points on the relationship between Christianity, education, religion, and science. Ecklund and Scheitle, 2017, Religion vs. Science: What Religious People Really Think About 36 percent of evangelicals think scientists are hostile to religion, compared

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Am I Cherry Picking or is This a Decent Definition of Faith?

I hear different definitions of faith from different places. Atheists criticize faith, Christians support faith, but other Christians reject blind faith. Finally, some Christians, see blind faith as the only sort of real faith. This article is my attempt to

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On the Apparent Link Between Atheism and Intelligence

This article points out problems with the apparent link between atheism and intelligence, provides reason to think that strength of belief in Christianity may be correlated with intelligence, and reminds people that intelligence is at best a weak indicator on

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6 Logical Principles

This article will cover 6 logical insights which are applicable to scientific analysis and philosophy. 1 – The Expanded Principle of Non-Contradiction Two nonequivalent statements cannot simultaneously be true and contradictory. The principle of non-contradiction holds that if A is

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The Death of Old Austrianism

This article will argue that much of the Austrian school of economics is not valid, although it may be resuscitated if certain key steps are quickly taken. The fact that it is not falsifiable makes it not scientific, but not

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Guided or Unguided Evolution

This article will briefly discuss the fact that since the dawn of man at latest evolution, if it exists at all, has been guided evolution. In the evolution debate there are many sides. The sides we always hear about are

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The Left-Science Complex Continues

This article discusses the fact that big science and big government are still in a negative relationship. I have written extensively on the fact that science is poorly practiced in a number of ways. Problems include the fact that science

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Politico: Eureka! Tea partiers know science

Source – Politico – Tal Kopan – 10/17/13 A finding in a study on the relationship between science literacy and political ideology surprised the Yale professor behind it: Tea party members know more science than non-tea partiers. Yale law professor Dan

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Still Waiting for Them to Cut the Crap

This article covers much of what Intelligent Design is and isn’t. I also discusses some aspects of evolution. A long time ago I wrote an article called Cut the Evolution Crap in which I criticized the so-called “scientific community” for its

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Zdnet: Pay heed to the internet’s Third Wave Cows of Disruption

[From John: This article is funny on the one hand and on the other hand it is also marks an important event. Basically it says that we can now buy beef directly from the farmer with bitcoin. While some people

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