Darwinism Evolution Intelligent Design

Macroevolution: One Long Argument from Ignorance

The charge is often made that ID constitutes an argument from ignorance (a charge I’ve shown to be false here). But a case can be made that conventional evolutionary theory, insofar as it tries to explain macroevolutionary changes, itself constitutes an argument from ignorance. In Gary Jason’s book Critical Thinking (p. 133), he characterizes the Read More…

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You naive, stupid Americans! — With love and best wishes, Eugenie Scott

On May 21st, I wrote an item on this blog titled “Sorry, kids, but you’re just too stupid” (go here), which described one rationale by Darwinists to exclude the teaching of intelligent design in the public schools, namely, kids are too stupid to understand the issues raised by evolutionary theory so that bringing up intelligent Read More…

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Discovery Institute Takes up the Case of Bryan Leonard

Discovery Institute Files Public Records Request in OSU Evolution Academic Freedom Case SEATTLE – Discovery Institute has filed a public records request with the Ohio State University (OSU) seeking all documents related to Darwinist attacks on OSU doctoral candidate Bryan Leonard. The request was submitted under the Ohio Public Records Act.

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Signs of the Catholic Church Coming Out Against Neo-Darwinism and for ID

Cardinal Schönborn’s oped today in the NYTimes is one of the first signs that the Catholic Church under Pope Benedict XVI is going to be repudiating neo-Darwinism and supporting ID. Schönborn is both a close personal friend of the pope and philosophically on the same page with him. See also Mike Behe’s comments about this Read More…