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Rebutting Harrub: Evolution is just a Theory

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Published on Sep 7, 2012

This point has been made many times before, but it never seems to sink in with creationists. Evolution is "just a theory" in the same sense that gravity is "just a theory" or cells are "just a theory" or atoms are "just a theory".

This will be an ongoing series. I've managed to make six videos already, and I'm barely a quarter of the way through the video. I don't take much pleasure in debunking creationist arguments, but it's an opportunity to explore some key ideas in biology. I'm not worried about convincing evolution denialists that they are wrong. Their psychological mechanisms prevent that. As Hitchens famously said: "You cannot reason someone out of a position they did not arrive at by reason"

You can read more about Dr. Harrub at his own website:
http://www.focuspress.org/Brad-Harrub...

Here's his publication (singular... he has only one, in spite of claiming "numerous publications"... hey, one *IS* a number)
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?t...

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