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Re: Are Creationism / ID science? (article)
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2014, 02:18:33 PM »
Does Betteridge's law apply to forum posts?

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Re: Are Creationism / ID science? (article)
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2014, 02:42:17 PM »
Does Betteridge's law apply to forum posts?

Was that a forum post question?
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Re: Are Creationism / ID science? (article)
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2014, 02:58:53 PM »
That's a good find, Star Stuff.  I wonder if Godexists would bother reading it?
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Re: Are Creationism / ID science? (article)
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2014, 03:21:51 PM »
^ probably.  But he would not understand it.
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Re: Are Creationism / ID science? (article)
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2014, 09:33:22 AM »
Does Betteridge's law apply to forum posts?

Never heard of Betteridge's law - thanks jdawg70.  Provides some context for todays excuse for journalism (or lack of it).
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Re: Are Creationism / ID science? (article)
« Reply #6 on: February 05, 2014, 09:51:58 AM »
http://www.csicop.org/specialarticles/show/can_science_support_creationism
The destruction of ID is pretty well done in the article. In theory then, we should come back to each IDer and point them to the link. After that, the IDer will become a reasonable human being.

However, IDers are at three levels: the celebrity IDers who make money out of it; the keen acolytes who have swallowed everything hook, line and sinker[1], and those who are simply too dim to understand and are, irredeemable.
 1. compare with conspiracy theorists
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Re: Are Creationism / ID science? (article)
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2014, 10:25:55 AM »
Does Betteridge's law apply to forum posts?

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