Intelligent Design

Intelligent design: Do the “unfalsifiables” get along with the “falsifieds”? If so, WHY?

Now and then I am assailed by people who insist that “intelligent design is not falsifiable.” Well, put that way, it isn’t, right? Politics, economics, and religion are not falsifiable either. Anything can escape falsification if it is put in broad enough terms. That’s because we all have overlapping – but not identical – definitions Read More…

Intelligent Design

Epistemology. It’s What You Know

BarryA’s definition of a philosopher:  A bearded guy in a tweed jacket and Birkenstocks who writes long books explaining how it is impossible to communicate through language without apparently realizing the irony of expressing that idea through, well, language.  Seriously, I have read a lot of philosophy, and I find some of the philosophers’ ideas Read More…

Intelligent Design

Pack your bags the “truth” is out!

“Creationist” Perspectives p37-45 selections from Science Evolution and Creationism NAP 2008  “A creationist is someone who rejects natural scientific explanations of the known universe in favour of special creation by a supernatural entity. Many believers as well as many mainstream religious groups accept the findings of science, including evolution. (Creationists) want to replace scientific explanations Read More…