Why Intelligent Design Fails…

My short answer, anyhow… We need to explicate the “intelligent” in intelligent design. Why focus on the intelligence behind the design? Here’s why … So the ID proponents could put some sort of “entity with intelligence” there. Otherwise intelligence logically wouldn’t be necessary for a natural process of creation that perpetually repeats itself. There is no “brain” or other mechanism for…

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Going on a Twitter Sabbatical

I will be going on a Twitter sabbatical for awhile. I have not determined for how long, and it may result in deleting Twitter permanently. The value of Twitter is becoming questionable at best, and this platform is less and less valuable as time goes on.  The 2016 election process highlighted this lack of value. EDIT 11/23:  I’m going to…

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The Infinity of Critical Thinking

I loved the “Cognitive bias cheat sheet” recently posted to Medium by Buster Benson. You should go read that, over and over again. Maybe even get the poster he organized for the biases he addressed. It’s a great start to a very deep phenomenon known as critical thinking. It organizes our “thinking kryptonite” (which also acts as our “thinking sunlight”…

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