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ID in Action: Two Reports from the Field

Some of you may find interesting a couple of articles in the latest issue of Spontaneous Generations, a peer-reviewed journal founded and run by graduate students at the Institute for History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Toronto.   One article documents the activities of a philosopher of science in the American South Read More…

Intelligent Design

BBC’s Tree of Life – Review of Attenborough’s programme

Andrew Halloway offers his review of David Attenborough’s recent BBC1 prime time documentary ‘Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life’ highlighting the out of date material and poor reasoning. Andrew comments ‘I’m astonished that the BBC still included this [material about the Tree of Life], and what’s more made it the title of the programme, Read More…

Intelligent Design

51% of UK population sceptical of evolution – Theos report

According to a Theos report, highlighted in the UK’s Telegraph, “More than half of the public believe that the theory of evolution cannot explain the full complexity of life on Earth, and a “designer” must have lent a hand, the findings suggest.” Rather amusingly, Richard Dawkins thinks it acceptable to insult half the population expressing “dismay at the Read More…

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Judge Jones gets multiple honorary degrees, Ben Stein has his withdrawn

Judge Jones, whose distinction prior to the Dover case was running the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, now has multiple honorary doctorates for rendering his decision, which he cribbed from the ACLU’s Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law. Ben Stein, who is an acclaimed actor, author, and economist, on the other hand, has just Read More…