Intelligent Design

Is it just evolutionary biology that is corrupt or science more generally?

This movie review may seem off topic, but it raises important questions about the abuse of science in our culture. GORE’S HOT AIR By KYLE SMITH May 24, 2006 — AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH http://www.nypost.com/movies/66485.htm AL GORE’S global-warming documentary, “An Inconvenient Truth,” is sure to get an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary, but Gore should campaign Read More…

Intelligent Design

Biomimetics again

Scientists take cues from nature to solve modern tech mysteries GREG BLUESTEIN Associated Press http://www.macon.com/mld/macon/14740340.htm EXCERPT: On his Web site, William Dembski, a leading activist for the intelligent-design movement, cattily dissected the Georgia Tech center. “Here’s how it works: we find some amazing system in the biological realm, determine how to reverse engineer it, and Read More…

Intelligent Design

This Just In

No paleontologists reported finding any transitional forms today – yet another stunning confirmation of the theory of punctuated equilibrium. Seriously, I hope some of our Darwinists friends who post comments on this site can help me understand how evolutionary theorists deal with their cognitive dissonance when they consider the issue of gradualism and the general Read More…

Intelligent Design

Design detection in SETI — just fine; design detection in biology — no way!

Skeptics, ever selective in their skepticism, remain convinced that SETI (the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) is a legitimate scientific program. But applying methods of design detection to biology — well that’s just plain stupid. See Robert Camp’s piece here. Design from biology fairly smacks us over the head. What about design from SETI (i.e., convincing Read More…