Dorksome's Blog (7)

Conservative christain's campaign to stop birth control pills.

50 years after birth control pills were first available for public use and women are still fighting with conservative politicians and religious associations that are trying to reverse these earlier decisions. They are trying to take the right of women to have access to birth control. I will never understand how conservative Republicans want run on the platform of small government yet still want the government to control things like education and women's rights.…



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Added by Dorksome on May 15, 2010 at 9:54am — 7 Comments

The Penis-Shaped Minds of Some Wacky Writers



This article link will take you to the rantings of an idiot by the name of Tony Ortega who argues not only that evolutionary psychology is stupid but specifically the people working at my university.



my comment to his featured blog:



Great job Tony, you managed to attack an entire field of science

without providing any… Continue

Added by Dorksome on March 13, 2010 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Debunking Creationism_ Part 3: The human eye is too complex

The other half of my friends argument taken from Behe's book regarding the immense complexities of the human eye.



Section taken from Michael J. Behe's book Darwin Black Box:

But let's touch on the subject of Darwin's theory of how complex eyes evolved:

In the 19th century, the anatomy of the eye was known in detail. The

pupil of the eye, scientists knew, acts as a shutter to let in enough

light to see in either brilliant…
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Added by Dorksome on March 12, 2010 at 2:22pm — 2 Comments

Debunking Creationism_ Part 2: Blood is too complex



In response to my opening statements my friend referenced some very popular arguments from a book entitled Darwin Black Box by Michael J. Behe.



My friend:

You should sit down and talk to my brother one of these days

though. He's reading a book called Darwin's Black Box. I don't know if

you've read it but you should give it a gander. One of the things my

brother explained is…
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Added by Dorksome on March 12, 2010 at 2:20pm — 2 Comments

Debunking Creationism Part 1



Recently a friend on facebook posted some religious propaganda. I am normally not one to care if someone wants to openly express his or her belief about a particular God or religion. That would be very

hypocritical of me considering I study why people believe in religion.

I do, however, have a breaking point.



Case in point this is the post my friend made that prompted me to write the next few blogs.



I don't… Continue

Added by Dorksome on March 12, 2010 at 2:18pm — 4 Comments

Why Dr. John D. Morris does not understand what a missing link is.





The amount of misinformation contained within the confines of the world wide web far outnumbers the websites actually centered around factual information. Case in point if one searches on google for missing link within the first page of results you can find a fantastical story by Dr. John D Morris, Ph.D.

on his explanation of what scientists, specifically… Continue

Added by Dorksome on March 12, 2010 at 2:16pm — 3 Comments

In John I Trust: The invention of religion.



The people living on the island of Tana in the Pacific were a primitive

bunch. In the late nineteenth century Christain missionaries arrived in

Papua New Guinea to spread the word of god. When first introduced to

these strange white people the islanders believed them to be their

ancestors returned form the dead. According to their prophecy their

ancestors would one day return from the world of the dead bringing… Continue

Added by Dorksome on March 12, 2010 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

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