Bad Astronomy

Faith vs. Evidence

QualiaSoup, known for high-quality logical videos, has another fascinating look at belief versus evidence:

As I have said on this blog and IRL many times, if people want to believe whatever they want, it’s up to them. We have freedom from and of religion in the United States. But if they want to convince me they’ll have to do a lot more than give me anecdotes or non-scientifically based evidence. And if they want to affect politics and legislation, then they’d better sit down with the Constitution and give it a good read.