Conflated and Misunderstood Terms – Volume 3: Objective / Subjective – Morals / Morality

Subjective and Objective Morals and Morality

This article is to define and discuss objective and subjective, morals and morality. As with any article on AiR we don’t always agree. Where science is concerned and the evidence is irrefutable we of course accept and believe it to be true. When it is opinion or something philosophical we … Continue reading

Statistics – The Statistical Improbability of You

statistical improbability of you the sperm meets egg

Alan has already debunked “The mathematical Impossibility of evolution” but I thought I would explain a little bit about statistics. Or rather than explain; I thought providing examples of statistics in order to help you increase your understanding.  The Statistical Chance of You The statistical chance of you existing is … Continue reading

Common Creationist Misconceptions – Humans, Science and Faith

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In today’s society of theists you tend to find you have those who are rather liberal in their attitude to their holy book. They take it as a metaphor, understand it is dated, written by humans, imperfect, and lean on the good examples it provides. The other is the fundamentalists, … Continue reading

The Bible is Inerrant! – Biblical Errors – Volume 1: Genesis & Creation

Circular reasoning confirmation bias bible

“The Bible is inerrant!” is something quite commonly said in debate. It’s part of the circular reasoning: “The Bible is the word of God, because it tells us so, God is perfect, therefore the Bible is infallible.” We have a number of articles that address things like: Common Theistic Fallacies … Continue reading

Conflated and Misunderstood Terms – Volume 2: Theism, Atheism, Agnosticism

Conflated and Misunderstood Terms terms atheist science morality belief

Often in debate folks identify their position as one of the 3; Theist, Atheist, Agnostic. Some folks will sometimes use a combination e.g. Agnostic Atheist/Weak Atheist. It might surprise you, as it did me, that some of the definitions of terms we use are not strictly accurate. Language does indeed … Continue reading

THE ‘FINE TUNING’ ARGUMENT DEBUNKED – Holy Koolaid

Fine Tuned Universe Holy Kool Aid

THE FINE TUNING ARGUMENT DEBUNKED BY SCIENCE (And Holy Koolaid) The fine tuning argument is the most overused argument in the creationists’ toolkit. If you’re not familiar with the fine-tuning argument, it goes something like this: The parameters for life are so finely tuned that if they were tweaked ever … Continue reading

Pro-Choice does not mean Pro-Abortion

Pro Choice does not mean Pro Abortion

Abortion is a very sensitive topic with a lot of high charged emotions flying about. If you remove the emotional element it is easy to see either sides point, but there are a few things that should be cleared up from either perspective. Pro-Choice does not mean Pro-Abortion There seems … Continue reading

CCM – Conflated & Misunderstood Terms Vol 1: Evolution – Meme Gallery

Common Creationist Misconceptions Conflated Misunderstood Terms about Evolution

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Communication is the cornerstone of any successful relationship. That relationship could be intimate, interactions with a colleague, a friendship, or dialogue with some random you meet on the internet. Misunderstandings are inevitable. The same communication can also be the thing that destroys relationships. It is even easier to misenterpret what … Continue reading

Common Creationist Misconceptions – Darwin

Darwin Said

Darwin, born in Shrewsbury, England, on February 12, 1809. In 1831, he embarked on a five-year survey voyage around the world on the HMS Beagle. His studies of specimens around the globe led him to formulate his theory of evolution and his views on the process of natural selection. What did … Continue reading