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by | Aug 18, 2022

Science in an Age of Unreason By John Staddon (Regnery Gateway, 256 pages, $27) “Science is about is not ought,” John Staddon repeats in variation throughout his new book, Science in an Age of Unreason. But people who are so…

by | Dec 25, 2021

The emergence of the Omicron variant has breathed new life into the covid panic machine, and just in time for the birth of Christ! Doesn’t it feel like we have been here before? I don’t know about you, but I…

by | Nov 18, 2021

Sophie Halberstadt was 26 years old and pregnant with her third child when she fell ill with the Spanish influenza. The tell-tale symptoms appeared on January 20, 1920, and worsened steadily over the next five days, just as the rain…

by | Feb 22, 2020

In the dystopian 2006 cult classic film Idiocracy, the collapse in humanity’s collective IQ 500 years hence is explained by a narrator describing how in the early 2000s, evolution no longer rewarded the human species’ most noble and salutary traits. Two…

by | Jul 13, 2019

Political views are ultimately derived from philosophical views, and political revolutions are usually preceded by philosophical revolutions. Currently, a revolution with philosophical implications is taking place in the scientific world. The revolutionaries are still a minority, and they are largely ignored…

by | Aug 3, 2018

Imagine two science teachers. Mr. Smith teaches straight out of the textbook. He expects students simply to memorize and correctly regurgitate. The other, Ms. Jones, supplements her teaching with challenging mainstream material that casts the textbook’s position in a new,…

by | May 15, 2018

Tom Wolfe wrote journalism as a novelist and novels as a journalist. This sometimes worked. Wolfe died at 88 on Monday after a lifelong battle with age. As a septuagenarian, he wrote I Am Charlotte Simmons, a novel about the…

by | Oct 18, 2017

Of all the absurd and ill-informed clichés being parroted by today’s politicos, the notion of science as a saber wielded exclusively by the left is among the most laughable. Fear mongering over GMOs and absurd arguments about when life begins…

by | Feb 10, 2017

February 12 is Darwin Day, and this year the international celebration falls on a Sunday. Look for theistic Darwinists to reassure churches that Charles Darwin believed in God, or at least that his theory of evolution harmonizes beautifully with Christian…

by | Nov 24, 2016

Dear Justin, I’m not sure if you’ll see this letter, as we’ve been out of touch since you unfriended me on Facebook. That wasn’t my wish; I have several Democrat friends, and I generally just pass over their political posts…

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