Intelligent Design

Bass Ackwards Darwinism

There are people who believe that because Darwin provided a theoretical basis that humans and animals have a common ancestor it becomes a rationale for treating humans more like animals. Thus we get things like Nazi Germany and the holocaust. I suppose that’s one way of looking at it. Another equally valid way of looking […]

Expelled Intelligent Design

Great Deal on Three ID DVDs

This just in from a contact at Campus Crusade: Three documentaries on DVD, perfect for an ID collection, are now available for just $29.95 -– about $10 per DVD: Campuscrusade.com/8110E The three documentaries are: The Case for a Creator by Lee Strobel Unlocking the Mystery of Life The Privileged Planet The Privileged Planet was, of […]

Global Warming Off Topic

Wikipedia’s Zealots

It seems Intelligent Design isn’t the only thing that Wikipedia distorts and censors… Wikipedia’s zealots The thought police at the supposedly independent site are fervently enforcing the climate orthodoxy Lawrence Solomon, Financial Post Published: Saturday, April 12, 2008 As I’m writing this column for the Financial Post, I am simultaneously editing a page on Wikipedia. […]

Intelligent Design

Berlinski versus Derbyshire

Recently, while speaking in southern California, I heard from a nationally-recognized academic expert on the ID / evolution debate that he refused to see Expelled, at least in its current theatrical release. “I don’t think I want to give any money to those guys,” he said dismissively. That’s OK — money is money, and the […]

Expelled

Baylor Prez Spins Expelled Worries: The God of the Bible is the God of the genome … but not of the Evolutionary Informatics Lab

Taking a break from “Imagining” no heaven, no hell, no Yoko Ono, and no delay till the Expelled DVD comes out, I note where John Lilley, Baylor’s president, has seen fit to defend his institution in the light of the unflattering portrait in Expelled. Except he doesn’t exactly. In the form letter – apparently written […]

Expelled

Imagine Yoko Ono Shutting Down Showings of Expelled?

So far it is imaginary. Ono is seeking at least $75,000 in damages and injunctive relief. (Her case turns on the use of some lines from her late husband John Lennon’s ”Imagine”*. ) On April 30, 2008, a New York-based United States judge, Sidney Stein, enjoined “further distribution” of Expelled until Yoko Ono’s lawsuit for […]

Intelligent Design

Why not listen to the lady?

Youtube has a series of monotonous lectures by Barbara Forrest. They call Barbara the woman creationists don’t want you to listen to. Dear Barbara, after listening to you, I know who is really deceiving people, and who is really afraid (or is it paranoid?), and it is not those who support ID. ID is about following […]

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Oxford Rocks with ID (Pro and Con) This July

Word from the conference organizers is that many more papers were submitted to this conference than could possibly be accepted. “A very large number of excellent papers was submitted,” they write, “of which we were only able to accept a fraction.” GOD, NATURE AND DESIGN Historical and Contemporary Perspectives St Anne’s College, Oxford July 10th […]