Tagged: creationism

The silliness of a self-proclaimed ’investigative journalist’ - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 15, 2012

Just imagine it. You call on your car mechanic when you have a serious health problem. Or ask your oncologist to service your car. Who would be so stupid? Well its amazing the lengths some people go to when they … Continue reading → … Read More

Science and the folly of faith - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 04, 2012

Book Review: God and the Folly of Faith: The Incompatibility of Science and Religion by Victor Stenger. Price: US13.46; NZ$22.60 Paperback: 408 pages Publisher: Prometheus Books; Original edition (April 24, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 1616145994 ISBN-13: 978-1616145996 Victor Stenger wrote … Continue reading → … Read More

ID research and publications - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Feb 09, 2012

Here is another post to mark Darwin Day. The pro-intelligent design (ID) internet echo chamber has been making a big thing of late about “peer-reviewed papers supporting intelligent design.” Their “Center for Science and Culture” has even published an updated … Continue reading → … Read More

The scientific method — what about the philosophical method? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jan 30, 2012

I enjoy the In Our Time Podcasts with Melvyn Bragg. The subjects are very wide-ranging and always informative. His last one was on The Scientific Method. It basically discusses the evolution of scientific methods from a philosophical viewpoint. The participants … Continue reading → … Read More

Nothing is something - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Jan 15, 2012

Lawrence Krauss’s most recent book A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing was released last week. It’s one I have been looking forward to and I downloaded the eBook version this last weekend. Some readers may … Continue reading → … Read More