Monday, March 28, 2005

Litmus tests

Jason Rosenhouse over at Evolutionblog posted a nice piece on the litmus tests he uses to determine when he is reading the work of a pseudoscience hack. In this case, he dissects an article by Paul McHugh from the Weekly Standard on the topic of evolution, in which Mr. McHugh pulls out all the deceptive rhetorical tools of creationist (and other pseudoscientific hacks.)

Rosenhouse seems to have listed them all. I can't think of another one; but no doubt others will.

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At 3/30/2005 12:49 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Would this be considered altie?

-Ali

 

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