Monthly Archives: February 2018

There’s a Sucker Inheriting Traits Every Minute

In an attempt to educate/enlighten/indoctrinate/brainwash me, I often have readers and viewers send me comments like this one: “Evolution is the process of change in heritable traits in population subject to descent with modification.” Even though A Bit of Orange … Continue reading

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Does PBS KIDS Count as “Scientific Studies”?

In the comments section of the A Bit Of Orange YouTube channel, we get a lot of “words of encouragement” from people whose main message to us is, “Here’s something I think you don’t know!” and “You’re an idiot!” And … Continue reading

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Pinterest, Perverts, and the Prophet Mohammed

So I found this on Pinterest. Naturally, I was rolling my eyes about the attempt to use a poorly drawn cartoon meme to normalize all kinds of sin, folly, and self destruction*.  And I’m all, “Geepers guys, why can’t you … Continue reading

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Racism and the Fallacy of Composition

Various racist groups commit the fallacy of composition when they decide that because some black people are lazy and stupid that all of them must be lazy and stupid. The fact is, there are many who are not.  Similarly, these … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter… or do they?

The liberal ideology expressed recently in the Black Lives Matter movement seems to be a contradiction. They assert that black people are oppressed by white people black people are poor and disadvantaged and white people are rich and privileged black people have poor … Continue reading

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Debunking the Debunking of the Flat Earth

I stumbled upon this video not long ago, and it contains a section which is both sad and funny, which serves as a good cautionary tale. The video as a whole is intended to debunk the debunking of the flat … Continue reading

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Soft Tissue in Dinosaurs? Is that a thing?

Fossils are just bone which has been replaced with rock- a bone shaped piece of rock with no bone left in it. Right? Not always! Sometimes a fossil is fresh enough to eat. When Mary Schwitzer found soft tissue in … Continue reading

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