Tag: Carl Sagan
Sworn in on a Copy of…a Carl Sagan Book?
Of course no one “believes in Carl Sagan,” but that is exactly the point — the oath has no teeth.
Yes, Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence — Let’s Hear Some for Darwinian Evolution
Carl Sagan famously said, “I believe that the extraordinary should be pursued. But extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.”
Darwin’s Category Errors and Their Consequences
Charles Darwin indiscriminately lumped together the organic and inorganic spheres — a grand category error.
Michael Keas Debunks Science-Faith Warfare Myth
“Scientists do love a good story,” says Keas. “Turns out there are plenty of stories we shouldn’t believe.”
A Miraculous Existence
Zeeya Merali asks a good question: If God desired to send us a message, how would He do it?