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(Permalink) Posted: April 19 2007,11:29   

Quote (Jim_Wynne @ April 19 2007,10:32)
I don't think there's much doubt that Joe is the most stupidest of the stupid.

I'm afraid I'll have to agree.  A few random goodies from a recent "conversation" with him:

Joe:
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A computer's future state does not depend on its current state.
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There isn't any way to objectively test the premise that chimps and humans shared a common ancestor and I know there isn't anything in any journals about it.
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If I were involved [with the Dover trial] the outcome would have been different.
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Philosophers of science set up the rules by which science plays.
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Me: The fact remains that Dembski invented the term "Explanatory Filter", and he alone defined it to refer to a series of steps.
Joe: I doubt you are correct.
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Me: The first step [of the EF] is to ask whether the event has high probability under a chance hypothesis.
Joe: That is false.
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Me: CSI is measured in bits.
Joe: Wrong.

And for some double howlers, watch Joe demonstrate that he doesn't know what "strawman" means, and simultaneously deny that computers operate via fixed law and chance:
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It is also a strawman to say that computers operate via fixed law and chance.
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And in the end to say that computers run via fixed law and chance is a strawman.


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