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Category Archives: Pseudoscience and Creationism

Creationist seeking fraud in human evolution exposes its rigour

Today’s case of psuedoscience comes from Belac. They also pointed me in the direction of the eolith nonsense from last time. Belac is quickly becoming my one-stop shop for creationist craziness. Today they’ve pointed me to the same place. Answers in Genesis, arguable the largest

Ancient man too ancient for creationists to comprehend

Human history goes back almost 10,000 years. Which might seem like a long time, but it’s nothing compared to our prehistory. That stretches back to the earliest known modern human, who lived ~195,000 years ago. We are an ancient species. So ancient that creationists seem

Creationists dismiss only fact supporting them at Bruniquel Cave

In the depths of Bruniquel Cave, France, lie an enigmatic series of circles. They are made from stalagmites, on which a residue accumulated since they were placed. Radiometric dating this coating revealed these circles predated the arrival of modern humans in France. Clearly, Neanderthals must

Creationists invent controversy over Neanderthal intelligence

For at least 23 years Answers in Genesis has been reporting discoveries the Neanderthals weren’t dumb; along with quotes from scientists saying as such. Despite this, they’re still reporting on Neanderthal intelligence as controversial, with researchers begrudgingly “admitting” Answers in Genesis is right.

Creationists invent their own mutation rate!

When creationist Dr Nathaniel Jeanson attempted to provide genetic evidence for a young earth, he was forced to come up with a mutation rate 35x greater than what has been measured and published! We look at how he came up with this number and analyse the series of flawed assumptions he makes about the data obtained from those studies.