Describe Obama and Bush in a single word…

What do you make of the survey released by Pew asking Americans to describe President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush in a single word?  Both surveys were held in the first year of each president's second term. Notice how Obama is seen as less honest, more incompetent, and more … [Read more...]

The danger of scientific consensus

One of the most un-scientific mantras bandied about in the debates over climate change and Darwinian evolution is that the science is settled; there's a consensus in the scientific community.  This notion that there is a consensus among scientists is dangerous to the philosophy of science. Why is … [Read more...]