IEE: To the Zoo

We present a new edition of Ideological Education Essentials! (Otherwise known as 'Science' Education Essentials)Beginning this weeks Ideological Education Essentials series is What’s So Unique About Humans? As you can guess, this week will be based around the That’s a Fact video I analysed in You’re Special. You remember – it was the one where the writers forgot that beavers also make dams. That one. Continue reading

Snelling On The Ark, Part 2

This, then, is part 2 of my stream of consciousness review of Andrew A. Snelling’s article on AiG, Is the Wood Recently Found on Mt. Ararat from the Ark? Part 1, if you missed it, was here.

To recap, Snelling is arguing against the find being really from the ark. Personally, I agree – but obviously my reasoning is quite different to his. His objection is to do with the radiocarbon dating used to prove the antiquity of the wood retrieved from Mt Ararat. According to him the dating results were never publicised, but he was given them for analysis and told to keep them quiet himself. Frustrated by his perception that people are being told about the find without seeing the evidence Snelling is here revealing the hidden data and using it to show that the samples are not genuine relics of the ark.

Mt Ararat, from Near Earth Orbit Continue reading