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Debunking William Dembski’s ‘Chance-Of-The-Gaps Fallacy’

I saw the below quote from William Dembski, a philosopher and theologian, on a friend’s status update on Facebook. Though I did not have the time to examine it at first, I knew it looked absurd, and I was compelled to unpack the quote and write an article on it.  So here I am, several … Continue reading Debunking William Dembski’s ‘Chance-Of-The-Gaps Fallacy’

Bertrand Russell’s Teapot – The Argument From Ignorance

If you’re an atheist, or just a person who likes to enter into religious themed discourse, you’re familiar with the ‘god of the gaps argument‘, otherwise known as the argument from ignorance.  To be concise, when science has yet to come up with an explanation for a natural phenomena, that vacuum of knowledge is filled … Continue reading Bertrand Russell’s Teapot – The Argument From Ignorance