Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Debunking Corner - a very small climbdown from Dembski

A creationist finally admits that part of his claims are false;
1) I’ve pretty much dispensed with the EF. It suggests that chance, necessity, and design are mutually exclusive. They are not. Straight CSI is clearer as a criterion for design detection.

The EF is the "explanatory filter" which Dembski claimed to be able to use to detect designed versus evolved things.

Has he therefore abandoned the chain of argument which depends on the EF?

No.

Now he simply leaves it out of his line of argument and pretends the hole it leaves doesn't exist.
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