Derb on Darwin

There’s been some discussion of the creationist argument-ad-Nazium of the film Expelled over at The Corner. John Derbyshire has chimed in to point out the fundamental fallacy in such an argument.

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2 Responses to “Derb on Darwin”

  1. Tom Hogan Says:

    I found Derbyshire’s response lacking. He gave no reason why eugenics is wrong.

  2. twistedone151 Says:

    Hogan,
    Why is that necessary for his argument? The whole point is that the moral status of the human responces to a theory ultimately say nothing about it’s truth value: whether or not eugenics is wrong, and whether or not people use the theory of evolution through natural selection to justify it, says nothing about whether the theory is true or not (the appeal to consequences fallacy).

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