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Cowboy Bob Sorensen 19 Entries
Cowboy Bob Sorensen

Although raised in a United Methodist family where my father was a pastor, I was challenged in my high school years to examine why we believe the Bible and hold to our doctrines. Years later, I drifted from the faith but never fully abandoned it. After I recommitted my life to Jesus in 2010, I was led to establish Weblogs to discuss matters of doctrine, apologetics, and especially biblical creation science. This grew into the Piltdown Superman site. My primary goal is to help equip the church in defending the faith, especially the foundations in Genesis.

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Logical Fallacies: Proof by Assertion

[Originally published as Logic Lessons: Proof by Assertion] As usual, the more I examine logical fallacies, the more I see how people blend their fallacies into dreadful monstrosities. I have had many experiences where people will attack by asserting that…

April 14, 2020

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Logical Fallacies and Manipulating People

[Originally published as Logic Lessons: Leftists, Atheists, Labels and Appeal to Emotion] Buon giorno. This article has been buzzing around in my mind for quite some time, and I finally decided to put it down in pixels. But I do not…

March 5, 2020

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Truth Doesn’t Depend on the Messenger: Ridicule & Motive

[Originally published as Appeal to Ridicule and Appeal to Motive] Appeal to Ridicule This logical fallacy is difficult to classify in some ways because of the huge potential for blending and overlapping with other fallacies (especially ad hominem). Appeal to Ridicule is…

January 25, 2020

Common Logical Fallacies: Ad Hominem

[Originally published as Logic Lessons: Ad Hominem] Ad hominem, or “against the man,” is the most common logical fallacy to be encountered, and is a very popular tactic by evolutionists and atheists. People use this to provoke their opponent instead…

December 11, 2019

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It’s Tough to Discuss Anything Without Logic

[Originally published as Logic Lesson: Introduction] Buona sera. In the past, I have shown some horrible logical fallacies that I have endured. So, I’ve decided to use them to inform and edjamakate people. To facilitate that metric (wait, I can’t stand…

October 23, 2019

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A Review of the Book Motive: Uncovering the Primal Rebellion in Atheism

[Originally published as Book Review — Motive: Uncovering the Primal Rebellion in Atheism] My obtaining Motive: Uncovering the Primal Rebellion in Atheism by Paul Ross was a bit unusual. A link was provided to a download, and had it converted for my…

September 17, 2019

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“Planation Surfaces”: Real Puzzles, Real Answers

[Originally published as Puzzling Planation Pediments and River Piracy] Secular geologists are unable to explain planation surfaces according to their uniformitarian beliefs. These are found at the tops of mountains and such, and pediments are at ground level. They are caused by erosion, are…

August 9, 2019

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Snuggling Their Way into our Hearts: One Cat’s Story

[Originally published as How We Get Our Fabulous Feline Friends] Many people own pets around the world, as you know. They can be annoying, and caring for them may be tedious, but they get into our hearts and become part…

July 4, 2019

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Science Fiction and Real World Genetics Moral Dilemmas

[Originally published as Science Fiction and Genetic Engineering] This here article is going to take you on a different trail for a spell. The subject was recently discussed in “The Downward Spiral of Gene Editing Ethics,” but I had an…

May 22, 2019

The Evolution of Combat: Hummingbirds

[Originally published as Hummingbirds Evolving for Combat?] Something I try to emphasize, with extra emphasis on Question Evolution Day, is that people need to have healthy skepticism regarding claims of “evolution”. We need to do some critical thinking. For example, what…

April 10, 2019