The author of that Discoveroid post lashes out at critics of his earlier articles about pseudo-scientific babble like “specified complexity” and “conservation of information.” He claims that his critics are jousting at straw men. You can read the thing if you like, but we won’t bother with it.
Instead, we shall here present a new theory of our own, one which compliments our earlier breakthrough — The Theory of Abominable Befuddlement. In that now legendary post from 2009 we said:
[H]ow can a creationist brain even exist? Surely, the defects that produce such a malfunctioning organ should have been filtered out of the gene pool long ago. The continued existence of creationists among us can be cited as evidence against natural selection. Therefore, we must boldly acknowledge the Paradox of Creationism: Creationism exists; and if evolution can’t account for it, then what does?
Our breakthrough insight was the Theory of Abominable Befuddlement™ (commonly abbreviated as “AB”), which holds that certain features of the creationist brain are best explained by an Abominable Befuddler, and not by an undirected process such as natural selection.
As powerful as that was, it needed more. Merely attributing something to an unseen cause is insufficient. To firmly establish our theory and thereby distinguish it from the Discoveroids’ intelligent designer — blessed be he! — and their fuzzy concept of specified complexity, we required an objectively verifiable means of identifying the presence of the Abominable Befuddler.
So we toiled away in our la-BOR-a-tory, and today we are pleased to announce that we have accomplished our goal. The missing indicator is what we call critical degeneracy™. Its presence is manifestly obvious when a creationist’s mind has reached the irreversible tipping point.
The presence of critical degeneracy is unmistakable in the latest Discoveroid post — and in all their other posts. That, dear reader, is how we know it’s the work of the Abominable Befuddler. Our theory is complete. And remember, you read it here first.
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