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Phlogiston, Vitalism, and Information

History is littered with bad ideas. In the realm of politics, bad ideas can kill you; in economics they can impoverish you. In science … well, what can we say about Wikipedia’s list of Superseded scientific theories? The list is … Continue reading

Intelligent Design Is the Science of Information

Today we found a gloriously silly post at the Discovery Institute’s creationist blog. The thing is titled Is Information a Naturally Occurring Phenomenon? It was written by Klinghoffer. He’s a Discoveroid “senior fellow” (i.e., flaming, full-blown creationist), who eagerly functions … Continue reading

Klinghoffer Defends ‘Information’

You know about the magical phenomon the Discovery Institute refers to as information. We discussed it in Phlogiston, Vitalism, and Information. Ol’ Hambo likes it — see AIG: Information and the Micro-Macro Mambo — but he attributes it to Yahweh, … Continue reading

AIG: Information and the Micro-Macro Mambo

The creation scientists at Answers in Genesis (AIG) — the creationist ministry of Ken Ham (ol’ Hambo), the Australian entrepreneur who has become the ayatollah of Appalachia — have just posted: New Study Overturns the “Conventional Wisdom” of Evolution. Wowie … Continue reading