Intelligent Design

Dawkins and a ‘National Disgrace’

According to a Mori poll in the UK, 29% of science teachers want to allow teaching of creationism in school science classes. Presumably that includes intelligent design, which is usually lumped into a ‘one-size-fits-all’ creationism. Furthermore, 73 percent of science teachers think creationism should be discussed in other lessons. Dawkins calls the fact that 29 […]

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A Poem of Christmas

A baby’s cry pierces the dark night Breath begins   A hanging man cries, “It is finished!” Breathing ends   A precious child, sinless and pure Wrapped in clothes against the cold   He who knew no sin, becomes sin That he might be our righteousness   A Christmas babe A dying man   As […]

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Finally – Proof of Evolution

It’s all over now. Evolution has been proven. I’ll get me coat… Earth’s Original Ancestor Was ‘LUCA’ ScienceDaily (Dec. 19, 2008) — An evolutionary geneticist from the Université de Montréal, together with researchers from the French cities of Lyon and Montpellier, have published a ground-breaking study that characterizes the common ancestor of all life on […]

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Neuroscience in the News: Here comes the ambiguously described Decade of the Mind

We are told that Recent advances in brain research, in combination with the scientific consensus that mind emerges as a result of the activities of brains, has led to the notion of a new “Decade” project — one dedicated to understanding the phenomenon of mind within the context of neuroscience. That’s actually a rather ambiguous […]

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The (non)Heuristic Value of Evolution

Theodosius Dobzhansky once famously said that “nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.”   Except, of course, when biology doesn’t need to even consider evolution, which for practicle purposes is most of the time.  Today, I had the privilege to have lunch with a research scientist who works in the area of […]