Archive for August, 2011

New Atheists, Universal Darwinists, and Scientism

Our modern times have witnessed a growing dissatisfaction with traditional forms of religion. With greater access to evolutionary education, it becomes increasingly difficult to reconcile our longing for meaningful answers in a faith that crumbles under the scrutiny of science and reason. In recent years, that scrutiny has come by way of the so-called New […]

Logical Fallacies in Psychology

Logical fallacies frequently committed by experimental and clinical psychologists: Denying the Antecedent: If x, then y. Not x. Therefore, not y. Example 1: “If I am charged by an ethics board, then I did something unethical. I am not charged by an ethics board. Therefore, I did nothing unethical.” This is an illogical conclusion since […]