Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Atheist Experience #933: Logical Fallacies Are Our Bread and Butter...



Hoax Busters Call

...that we put in our Science provided toaster ovens and pray for Darwin's visage to appear.

Unedited Call: Atheist Experience #933
https://youtu.be/OWrOEWSfjeE
There weren't any "A/V synch issues" during the live call or after when I pulled the original from their Youtube channel, just saying.

List of fallacies A fallacy is an incorrect argument in logic and rhetoric which undermines an argument's logical validity or more generally an argument's logical soundness. Fallacies are either formal fallacies or informal fallacies.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fallacies

Lancet Editor Proclaims Half of All Scientific Studies are False

"It’s common for many to dismiss a lot of great work by experts and researchers at various institutions around the globe which isn’t 'peer-reviewed' and doesn’t appear in a 'credible' medical journal, but as we can see, 'peer-reviewed' doesn’t really mean much anymore." https://www.madinamerica.com/2015/05/lancet-editor-proclaims-half-of-all-scientific-studies-are-false/

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1420798/
"But who is a peer? Somebody doing exactly the same kind of research (in which case he or she is probably a direct competitor)? Somebody in the same discipline? Somebody who is an expert on methodology? And what is review? Somebody saying `The paper looks all right to me', which is sadly what peer review sometimes seems to be. Or somebody pouring all over the paper, asking for raw data, repeating analyses, checking all the references, and making detailed suggestions for improvement? Such a review is vanishingly rare."

Dr Phil Gingerich Interview About Rodhocetus
https://youtu.be/N--Xtcr8h7k

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-fake-fossils-pervert-paleontology-excerpt/

"Well, in fact, I really don't debate. I appear with creationists at public events and on radio and television shows, and sometimes these appearances are called "debates," but they are not formal debates about evolution of the sort that the Institute for Creation Research or Kent Hovind or the Veritas Forum constantly try to organize. I steer clear of such events, and, again, I recommend that my colleagues follow suit." -Eugenie Scott
http://ncse.com/rncse/24/6/confronting-creationism

Human DNA Is Not A Document, It's An App
http://www.forbes.com/sites/anthonykosner/2013/12/13/seven-ways-to-look-at-the-double-meaning-of-dna-code/

Who is afraid of Peer review: Sting Operation of The Science: Some analysis of the metadata
https://scholarlyoadisq.wordpress.com/2013/10/09/who-is-afraid-of-peer-review-sting-operation-of-the-science-some-analysis-of-the-metadata/

Major publisher retracts 64 scientific papers in fake peer review outbreak
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/08/18/outbreak-of-fake-peer-reviews-widens-as-major-publisher-retracts-64-scientific-papers/

Junk DNA — Not So Useless After All
http://healthland.time.com/2012/09/06/junk-dna-not-so-useless-after-all/

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