I’ve finally made another YouTube video! This one directly targets a video that the Discovery Institute recently released featuring Stephen C. Meyer going on and on about the scientific nature of intelligent design (or what he calls the “design hypothesis”). I hope you find it educational – if you do, consider passing it on to others that you know online, if you feel that they would benefit from watching it.
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Intelligent design proponents, like those found at the Discovery Institute, love to claim that their intellectual weapon of choice, ID, has a basis in science and the scientific method. A prominent claim within this is that ID is falsifiable, just as all good (wait, no, just all) hypotheses must be in order to be scientific. However, this is frequently disputed by people who see the obvious philosophical flaws in intelligent design – such as Steven Novella and myself, and after we’re finished we think it’s over and done [...]
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