Godspell Follies

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


The author of this site is an atheistic evolutionist.

However, the intent of this site is not an attack on religious beliefs. Religious beliefs are personal and provide much emotional comfort. Those who carry such beliefs to extremes often cause distress to others, but extremism reflects human failings and is not the fault of religious beliefs as such.

The intent of this site is to employ creationist and idist* arguments to illustrate fallacies of logic.

Most creationists who debate on the Internet (including proids) are not interested in learning science, rather they are typically interested only in attacking specific areas of science, presumably in the illogical belief that this could prove their cherished beliefs correct. Most proids* display very little knowledge of science and are merely following the fallacious arguments of other apologists. Creationists and idists typically misrepresent the facts of science, employing fallacious straw man arguments in an attempt to diminish the strength of scientific evidence.

Index Refuting ID

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Anonymous Anonymous 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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