Atheism · Creationism · Evolution · Religion

The “You’re Both Equally Wrong” Fallacy

Adam Weishaupt left a comment in another thread, and I’m conceited enough to think my reply is worth reposting. You know you will never agree, right? This discussion can be likened with this: Imagine that there are only two people left in the world. One of them can only speak chinese, and the other can… Continue reading The “You’re Both Equally Wrong” Fallacy


Evolution Survey

The Skeptic Society (Michael Shermer’s organization) is conducting a survey to test the general public’s understanding of evolution. It appears to be legitimate (see here and here). Yes, it’s an online survey, so insert disclaimers about selection bias, etc., but presumably they know that. So whether you think evolution is true or not, whether you… Continue reading Evolution Survey

Evolution · FFS · Religion

Reality Can Be Mean

GMAFB: DUNDEE UNIVERSITY has been accused of “antagonising Christians” with a forthcoming Christmas lecture that challenges one of the central tenets of the faith. Second-year dental student Emily Mackie said the university’s decision to call its inaugural Dundee Christmas Lecture “Why Evolution is Right … and Creationism is Wrong” is badly timed and insensitive to… Continue reading Reality Can Be Mean