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Thursday, December 13, 2007

Nicely explained.

Regular readers of the blog know that I have something of an axe to grind with a number of creationists. It isn't that I don't think you can be allowed to believe that everything was created in place if you choose to, but I object to seeing science perverted in order to support such a ludicrous notion. Hell, I've even spent considerable time dealing with these sorts of issues in the past. Thankfully, however, it turns out that I'm not the only one with a yen for debunking the dubious claims of xientists. Amazingly, we now have a nice series of YouTube videos that do a very nice job for me. For example, there's this effort explaining why creationist probability calculations are so utterly flawed:

And then there's this effort to explain a few "fun facts" about the solar system:

They're interesting, they're informative, and they're just the tip of the iceberg because there's a whole series of such videos by the same producer. Including this brilliantly-scathing one:

Check them out, enjoy, and stop bugging me.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great videos! Thanks for sharing!

Thursday, December 13, 2007 12:17:00 PM  
Blogger TDEC said...

The videos are great. I kind of wish they didn't have the "creationists are stoopid!" ending, I don't think it's necessary, but there you go. I'll keep it in mind for my next discussion with the resident creationist.

Monday, December 17, 2007 5:11:00 PM  

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