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Archive for June, 2008

The Imperfect Eye

Monday, June 30th, 2008 Posted in Biology, Creationism | No Comments »

I was just watching a debate between disgraced Young-Earth Creationist Kent Hovind and founder of The Skeptics Society, Michael Shermer, which took place a few years back before Hovind's incarceration for tax evasion.  Here's a great example of my first and ...

Rules for rational thinking

Sunday, June 29th, 2008 Posted in General | No Comments »

Can rational thinking be condensed to a few simple rules that are easy to apply in any circumstance?  I think so.  At very least it's possible to look at examples of bad thinking and work out why they are wrong.  I ...

Opening the blog

Friday, June 27th, 2008 Posted in General | No Comments »

Hi, and welcome to Dr. Colin Frayn's blog, covering all aspects of science and rational thinking. On this page I'll be looking at news stories from around the world and talking about the defence of scientific progress against irrationality and superstition.  ...