Comp. Sci. / Eng. Darwinism Informatics

Real Simulations, Cartoon Simulations, and Evolutionary Informatics

Computer programs that purport to validate the grand claims of Darwinian (i.e., chance and necessity) biological evolution are a hoot. In early August my aerospace R&D company sent me off to Livermore, CA for a four-day course in using a finite element analysis (FEA) simulation program called LS-DYNA, originally developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Read More…

Intelligent Design

Evolution in the light of intelligent design – New entries

Here are the new entries to the Encyclopedia: Evolution in the light of intelligent design Acritarchs – oldest known protists (Tyler) The picture emerging of the Late Archaean is one that includes prokaryotes and eukaryotes, photosynthesis, an oxygenated atmosphere and lots of biological activity. This is a big contrast from the picture even 10 years Read More…

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Evolutionary Informatics Media Coverage: Baylor, Robert Marks, and the EvoInfo Lab

Media attention continues to focus on the Baylor administration’s censoring of Prof. Robert Marks’s Evolutionary Informatics Lab (now on a third-party server at www.EvoInfo.org). With the coming to campus of a crew from Ben Stein for his forthcoming movie/documentary EXPELLED: NO INTELLIGENCE ALLOWED, things have ramped up further. Baylor President John Lilley continues to dig in Read More…

Intelligent Design

Toronto journalist’s further correspondence with the Darwin fans …

I don’t know what I would do without my regular fix of fellow Toronto journalist David Warren, who – having made clear that he thinks Darwinism a crock – is constantly hearing from anxious Darwin fans, who don’t know what they’ll do if it isn’t true. If life cannot be produced accidentally by jiggling chemicals Read More…

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History moment: When feminism rules instead of Darwinism

Larry Summers, who is definitely not an intelligent design proponent, is nonetheless paying the penalty of standing for what is obviously true in current academic life, columnist John Leo reveals: So former Harvard president Lawrence Summers is once again paying for his sins, this time having a dinner speech canceled by the board of regents Read More…

Intelligent Design

Walt Ruloff op-ed on academic suppression at Baylor — “Does the Baylor administration believe in God?”

Walt Ruloff, the executive producer of the Ben Stein movie EXPELLED: NO INTELLIGENCE ALLOWED, has an amazing op-ed in today’s Baylor Lariat, the school newspaper. WOW! BU administration silencing science by design Sept. 18, 2007 It may sound like a crazy question, but it needs to be asked: Does the administration at Baylor believe in Read More…

Intelligent Design

“Expelled: The Movie” attempts to interview Baylor President John Lilley

According to today’s Baylor Lariat (the student newspaper), the producer of the upcoming Ben Stein documentary on suppression of ID (www.expelledthemovie.com) is sending a crew to Baylor to interview President John Lilley and others regarding the removal of Robert Marks’s Evolutionary Informatics Lab from Baylor (for the background on this story, go here). It appears Read More…

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A Socialist Manifesto on Evolution

The dangers of creationism in education Report Committee on Culture, Science and Education Rapporteur: Mr Guy LENGAGNE, France, Socialist Group Summary The theory of evolution is being attacked by religious fundamentalists who call for creationist theories to be taught in European schools alongside or even in place of it. From a scientific view point there Read More…