Originally Posted by DukeOfDeath
LOL! Not to mention polarizing his views on science. He completely bashes it one second and uses it for proof the next.
This symptom is ubiquitous among fundie theists and indeed pseudoscientists and conspiracy theorists...anyone who has beliefs that require a great deal of cognitive dissonance to support.
Such people tend to ascribe "agendas" to particular types of experts who they disagree with, for example scientists or people who work for the government. So anything a scientist or public servant says, no matter how well supported by evidence, can be routinely dismissed because of their alleged "agenda".
Conversely should such a person from this mistrusted group say something which fits (or can be construed to fit) with the peculiar worldview of the cognitively dissonant, then it's triumphantly proclaimed as de facto