Evolutionists Congratulate Themselves over Weak Research

A few days ago, I took the buckboard into town for supplies. There was a cacophony over at the saloon and I stopped to see what was happening. At first, I thought it was payday at the Darwin Ranch, but no. I flagged down Al Buehterawl, and when he caught his breath, he said the ranch hands got a bonus for conducting science research. It involved the alleged Chicxulub asteroid impact, dinosaur extinction, and microfossils. Also present was pride in storytelling.

Poor logic and science are acceptable when stories seem to support billions of years and evolution. Research on the Chicxulub asteroid impact raised more questions than it answered.
Asteroid And Earth image credit: FreeDigitalPhotos.net / Idea go
The well-heeled secular science industry keeps getting tax money and grants to find ways to proclaim the universe is billions of years old, evolution is true, and there is no reason to believe in the Creator. Once again, research seems woefully incomplete. But making their claims seem sciency and convincing to the public makes everything okay.

Circular reasoning abounds, especially in assuming the timing of the asteroid impact. Biases were confirmed with selective data citing, even though the evidence for the Chicxulub asteroid impact is unconvincing. The conclusions were unjustified — as were the vainglorious remarks of the researchers. Perhaps instances like this are part of the reason that critical thinking is discouraged. People need to ask direct questions, which keeps the pressure on evolutionists and anti-creationists.
Some scientists have way too much confidence in their abilities. Their universities let them get away with their bravado, because it’s in their interest to make their scientists look good. University science departments stand to get more funding if they publish dramatic results. More students will want to come, too. With these perverse incentives, universities often let their scientists boast and brag excessively. They write press releases prominently showing the scientists in the field, using rhetoric adorned with creative artwork and announcements in bold headlines. Today we examine a sample over-hyped claim from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, featuring two of their researchers. Feel the tingling emotion in the lead paragraph by press office reporter Giselle Galoustian:

To read the rest and learn, visit "Massaging Extinction Narratives with Microfossil Divination."