Evolution Intelligent Design

KU’s New Class — Creationism, Intelligent Design and Other Religious Mythologies

[Updated links 30nov05: http://www.macon.com/mld/macon/news/nation/13286369.htm http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/national/1110AP_Creationism_Class.html] [From a colleague:] The University of Kansas is flexing its anti-religion muscle again, this time by announcing the introduction of a new course in the Religion department: “Creationism, Intelligent Design and Other Religious Mythologies.” To be taught by a professor of religion, no scientists allowed. God forbid that the students Read More…

Intelligent Design

Harvard Crimson on ID

FAVORITE QUOTE: “Edwards says conservative evangelicals are responsible for the framing of the intelligent design debate. ‘Evangelicals thrive on being embattled­—their identity is tied up into being attacked and their defending principles,’ Edwards says. ‘Being attacked by science only validates their position.’” Let me just add that being attacked by theologians like Edwards further validates Read More…

Education

Rosine Chandebois on the Blind Watchmaker

[From a colleague and friend:] D’aucuns disent aveugle l’horloger qui a concu la vie, mais c’est son horologe qui nous frappe tous de cecite: les uns aveugles par tant d’intelligence, les autres etant les pires aveugles parce qu’ils n’en veulent rien voir. [Some call blind the watchmaker who conceived of life, but it is his Read More…

Darwinism Evolution Intelligent Design

Molecular Motors at the Limits of Nanotechnology

Ask yourself, Why do biological systems exhibit molecular machines at the smallest level permissible by the properties of matter? “Evolution” provides less and less a convincing answer. Molecular motors 9 November 2005 http://www.iop.org/EJ/news/-topic=1009 A new special issue of Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter edited by Joseph Klafter and Michael Urbakh contains invited papers from some Read More…