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#17541 - 12/31/06 11:17 PM Another whopper at Uncommon Descent.
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Over at Uncommon Descent, it is asserted that Michael Behe says that Intelligent Design is falsifiable, because if someone can show MB a bacterium evolving a flagellum he would reject ID. If MB actually said that, then MB does not understand falsificationism.

Either Behe or the author of that article (or both) has a clear misunderstanding of falsificationism.

Their article:
http://www.uncommondescent.com/archives/1906

My response:
http://thefalliblefiend.blogspot.com/

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#17542 - 01/01/07 05:32 AM Re: Another whopper at Uncommon Descent. [Re: TheFallibleFiend]
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ID may not be falsifiable ... but it certainly fails the test of Occam's Razor.

It is far simpler an explanation that something happens as a matter of nature (physics and chemistry) than that one invent a wrathful deity with the maturity of a spoiled child.

If they didn't provide a link to where Behe said it ... just as we have seen here at SAGG ... it is a strong indication that no such evidence exists.
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