Godspell Follies

Refuting the illogic of "intelligent design" and creationism. An illustrated guide to fallacies of logic.

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Index to Posts:

God by Any Name
¿ God by Any Other Name is still God
¿ Refusal vs Refutation
¿ Illogical Deceit Theory
¿ Logic & Science
¿ Biological evolution
¿ Creationism vs Evolution
¿ Recapitulating recapitulation
¿ Reducible complexity
¿ Radio Daze

Fallacies of Logic
¿ Fallacies of Logic
¿ over-extrapolating
¿ ad hominem
¿ ad nauseam
¿ association fallacies
¿ authority
¿ composing problems
¿ denial
¿ deliberate ambiguities
¿ fallatio
¿ Godwin's Law
¿ incredulity
¿ irrelevance
¿ proof-disproof muddles
¿ red herrings
¿ shifting the burden of proof
¿ huff & puff

key elements of fallacy:
A : accident : ad nauseam : appeal to authority : association : attack : authority
C : co-incidence : composition
D : denial : disbelief : distraction : doublespeak
E : equivocation
F : fallacy of four terms : false dichotomy : generalization : guilt by association :
G : Godwin's Law and association fallacies
H : honor by association : huff & puff
I : incredulity : ignorance - ignorantium : individuals to group : inappropriate authority : irrelevant authority
M : members to whole : misuse of authority : parts to whole : personal attack : proof-disproof : prove it!
Q : questionable authority
R : red herring
S : smoke screen : straw man
T : to the man
O : over-extrapolating, over-generalization
W : wild goose chase
Y: you also, you're another, you too :

common names of fallacy:
A : ad nauseam : "against" the man : appeal to authority : argument from ignorance : argument from incredulity : association fallacy :
C : composition
D : denial : disbelief : doublespeak
E : equivocation
F : fallacy of four terms : fallacious appeal to authority : fallacy of accident
G : Godwin's Law and association fallacies
I : inappropriate authority : incredulity : irrelevant authority
M : misuse of authority
Q : questionable authority
R : red herring
S : smoke screen : straw man : sweeping generalization
T : to the man
W : wild goose chase
Y : you also, you're another, you too

Latin names for fallacy:
Ad: ad hominem : ad nauseam : ad verecundiam : ad verecundiam fallacy
Argumentum : argumentum ad ignorantiam : argumentum ad verecundiam : argumentum ad nazium
Dicto : dicto simplicter
R : reductio ad Hitlerum
Tu : tu quoque
V : verecundiam :

Court, Articles, News
¿ Godwin's Law and Desperate Attacks on Darwinism
¿ The Wedge Document
¿ Keeping up with the Jones decision
¿ On the teaching of Pseudoscience
¿ Contradictions within idism
¿ Scripture vs Scholarship
¿ Answers to Creationist Nonsense
¿ Creationist and ID confusion about Entropy
¿ Ignorance in Kansas
¿ Ignorance in the White House
¿ Scientists comments on "ID"

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Blogger qtr said...

The comment section will be used as a glossary, obviating some of the need to move around the site. If the website’s name shows as blue, you can return to the main page by clicking on “Godspell Follies” or “Home”.

idism = intelligent design theory
idist = intelligent design proponent, for example Behe or Dembski
fodi = fellow of the Discovery Institute, one of the organizations set up for the purpose of promoting intelligent design theory
proid = advocate of intelligent design theory, often an Internet debater

For a full explanation of these terms, see the Illogical Deceit Theory post at: http://refutingid.blogspot.com/2007/12/illogical-deceit-theory.html

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