First Andrew Wakefield, now Peter Duesberg should be next!

It’s no big secret that I despise AIDS denialists who claim scientific credentials. They are the most damnable frauds or idiots on Earth, even worse than global warming denialists or anti-vaccination nuts.

Andrew Wakefield, the one who started the anti-vaccination crusade by attempting to link vaccinations with autism, has been discredited and will no longer be allowed to do any medical work.

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Lame ego trip here!

Look at this:

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Compare and contrast

Two views of our little world and humanity.

Carl Sagan (an agnostic at best): “Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people.”

Jesus Christ: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

I’m sure you non-Christians reading this will understand me taking the latter over the former.

posted by Jinx McHue at 8/26/2009 12:23:00 PM

 Yeah, if I were an egomaniac with unresolved issues from my childhood, I’d pick the second quotation as being better too. But there is nothing wrong with accepting both. It’s just that the first is supported by clear physical evidence, while the latter is supported by…….nothing.

Misusing the Bible to deny global warming

That cesspool of Young-Earth Creationism, Answers in Genesis, has weighed in on the issue of global warming, coming down firmly on the side of denialism. I’m not surprized, since I always knew Creationism to be a form of evolution denialism. Denialists tend to flock together and be denialists about more than one subject, and this proves it:

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Goodbye, Arlen Specter!

I’m so pleased to see that two-faced turncoat ousted at last from his Senate seat. He wasn’t very loyal to the Republican Party and he then switched to the Democratic Party once he realised he would lose a Republican primary. But now he has also lost a Democratic primary, despite recieving support from President Obama.

Specter loses in Pennsylvania, Paul wins in Ky.

By DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent – 7 mins ago

WASHINGTON – Veteran Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, who switched parties hoping to prolong his career, lost his bid for a sixth term Tuesday night at the hands of impatient Democratic primary voters rejecting his plea to reward experience. Political novice Rand Paul rode support from tea party activists to a rout in Kentucky’s Republican Senate primary.

In another race with national significance, Democrat Max Critz won a special House election to fill out the term of the late Democratic Rep. John Murtha in southwestern Pennsylvania. Both political parties spent roughly $1 million to sway the outcome, and highlighted the contest as a possible bellwether for the fall.

On the busiest night of the primary season to date, Arkansas Democratic Sen. Blanche Lincoln led in her bid for nomination to a third term, but she was forced into a potentially debilitating runoff on June 8 against Lt. Gov. Bill Halter.

Taken together, the results were indisputably unkind to the political establishments of both parties. But any attempt to read into the results a probable trend for the fall campaign was hazardous — particularly given Critz’s victory over Republican Tim Burns to succeed Murtha in Congress.

Now, what if Specter pulls the same stunt Sen. Joe Lieberman did and runs later as an Independent? Well, he can do that, and I myself favor independence in politics and would like to see both major parties in the United States brought down. But I can’t stand Lieberman either because, despite being a former Democrat, he  sells out to the right every chance he gets.  He might as well become a Republican. REAL independents run as such from the very beginning and that’s what America really needs. Not people like Lieberman or Specter!

How to be a good Creationist

Here are some tips on how to promote Creationism:

  1. Align yourself with a religion accepted by most of the population you are trying to reach. If in the United States, that would be Christianity. In Turkey, that would be Islam.
  2. Be willing to lie outright about the evidence for evolution. For example, since it is common knowledge that certain fossils like Archaeopteryx are recognized as transitional, deny that there are any transitional forms and that the fossil record actually does not support evolution. Some among your audience will be so desprate to cling to their delusions that they will blindly believe you and pay for your nonsense to be fed to them.
  3. Run for school boards as a “pro-family” advocate, but keep your Creationist beliefs hidden until you are elected.
  4. Slander your evolutionist opponents by painting them all as atheists or promoting “anti-religious bigotry”.
  5. Say you are trying to “teach the controversy”. Appeal to principles of freedom of speech. Never mind that fraud is actually illegal.
  6. In debates with evolutionists, states many, many claims in rapid sucessions without stopping to clarify anything. Your opponent won’t be able to keep up, because it takes time to rebut a prejudicial but appealing claim with facts that debunk them.