Last Tuesday there was a hearing of US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation titled Data or Dogma? Promoting Open Inquiry in the Debate over the Magnitude of Human Impact on Earth’s Climate… 669 more words
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I touched upon this subject recently in my entry on Chris Harper-Mercer. It’s an issue that has some pretty serious implications, and it has a connection to the way human brains can function, so I thought I’d write more about it. 379 more words
An effort has been made by anti-science fans/atheists to value up authority and incredulity and de-value scientific evidence, empirical observations, and valid reasoning.
In order to do this modern day scientists are trying to re-define the definition of science so that all that matters is authority and incredulity, rather than actual scientific evidence, empirical observations, and valid reasoning. 673 more words
(A.k.a. When Catholics that shovel a mountain of books on someone’s desk and say, “Read this before you criticize my faith.)
>I wasn’t raised in the faith so my worldview remains largely atheistic in the feel. 1,098 more words