Monthly Archives: October 2012

How Attentive Are You?

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Evolution in the Lab

On Lenski’s esperiment. Bacteria evolve to live off of citrate: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/loom/2012/09/19/the-birth-of-the-new-the-rewiring-of-the-old/

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Argument from Ignorance (Fallacy of the Day)

Premise: I don’t know that it isn’t true. Conclusion: Therefore it is true. Premise: I don’t know how it could have happened. Conclusion: It didn’t happen. McCarthy: “Nothing in his file indicates that he is not a communist.” Creationists: Scientists … Continue reading

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