Saturday, December 10, 2005

Groothuis on Straw Men Attacks on I.D.

Douglas Groothuis, writing in the Rocky Mountain News, suggests that "A number of logical fallacies are routinely employed in efforts to debunk intelligent design. In such cases, intelligent design is criticized and dismissed on the basis of an argument that is illogical and therefore false. One need not be an expert in Darwinian biology to sniff out these basic blunders. In this brief space I will note just one: the straw man argument." The article is winsome and well-done. Read the whole thing.