Interesting discussion in the New York Times about evolution vs. creationism with the backdrop of epistemology. Note for the unlearned (such as myself): ab initio means “from the beginning”, and modus ponens means inferential logic, that is, “if A implies B, and A is true, then B is also true.”
Defending Science: An Exchange
Somewhat related, from skeptoid.com, How to Debate a Young Earth Creationist.
Yes, yes. I haven’t posted for an entire year. Isn’t the Interweb fun?