Bill Dembski on who most needs to see the upcoming ID crocumentary, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed

In yet another of his inane ramblings, Bill Dembski lies for Jesus once again. In an interview with the Southern Baptist TEXAN (so you know the reporter is gonna be asking the hard questions, right…) regarding the upcoming Intelligent Design-advocating Christian Right crocumentary, Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, Dembski asserts that “those who most need to … Continue reading

“IDiot” is officially a part of The Frame Problem’s standard vernacular; “Theistard” is receiving consideration

My esteemed blogging colleague Larry Moran of Sandwalk has long been using the term “IDiot” in reference to Intelligent Design (ID) proponents. For the first 6 weeks or so of blogging on The Frame Problem, I avoided the use of this term, despite my general agreement with it*, in the interest of professionalism. No longer. … Continue reading

My favourite CogSci blogger has joined in the ridiculing of the new creationism “science” journal

Deric Bownds discusses the new Answers in Genesis “scientific” journal, Answers Research Journal: This from the Jan. 23 online Nature News: Papers will be peer reviewed by those who “support the positions taken by the journal”, according to editor-in-chief Andrew Snelling, a geologist based in Brisbane, Australia. The Answers Research Journal makes life simple. You … Continue reading

National Post article on David Colquhoun

Charles Lewis of the National Post caught up with David Colquhoun last week during the Royal Society member’s brief stop in Toronto. Colquhoun discusses his view that we are living in an age of Endarkenment; we have moved away from the honest, rational, open-minded and inquisitive ideals of the Enlightenment, and have come to increasingly purvey … Continue reading

Anti-evolution resolutions have found a niche in northern Florida

The National Center for Science Education, an American organization which defends the teaching of evolution in public schools, reports that at least nine northern Florida county school boards have adopted resolutions calling for the state board of education “to revise new Sunshine State Standards for Science such that evolution is not presented as fact, but … Continue reading