Education Evolution Intelligent Design

Atheist Student Groups On The Rise At College

There’s an interesting article about the prevalence of atheist college groups, and their slow but rising numbers, here. The article focuses on Iowa State University’s resident atheist group, the ISU Atheist and Agnostic Society, and how they go about conducting themselves. At Iowa State, most of the club’s roughly 30 members are “former” somethings, mostly […]

Global Warming

More Global Warming Fraud Humor

[From a colleague:] “Back in 2004, the German-Austrian film ‘Downfall’ was released. The film depicted Hitler’s last days in his Berlin bunker. Since then, the portion of the film where a detached-from-all-reality Hitler goes on a tirade — lashing out and finally conceding all is lost — has been modified to poke fun at everything […]

Neuroscience

Neuroscience: My latest MercatorNet story: Brain scans and neurotrash

It’s the ultimate branding strategy. Just slap “neuro” before a word and the goofiest speculation becomes respectable science.” Here: Unfortunately, neurotrash may not always be harmless nonsense in marketing departments about what color of car people choose. Increasingly, in the form of neurolaw, it is catching on in the legal profession, in the same way […]

Intelligent Design Origin Of Life

Meyer’s SIGNATURE IN THE CELL — one of Thomas Nagel’s top two books of 2009

Steve Meyer’s SIGNATURE IN THE CELL continues to garner the praise it deserves. This from Thomas Nagel in The Times Literary Supplement: Stephen C. Meyer’s Signature in the Cell: DNA and the evidence for Intelligent Design (HarperCollins) is a detailed account of the problem of how life came into existence from lifeless matter – something […]

Culture Intelligent Design Religion Science theistic evolution

Manhattan Declaration — Where are the theistic evolutionists?

About 150 Christian leaders were the original signatories of the recent manifesto asserting the sanctity of life, traditional marriage, and liberty of conscience — the Manhattan Declaration. At the time of this writing, over a 100,000 have signed it (including me). I encourage readers of UD to read the document and sign it if it […]

Global Warming

More on ClimateGate

Here’s today’s Wall Street Journal on ClimateGate: Global Warming With the Lid Off The emails that reveal an effort to hide the truth about climate science. ‘The two MMs have been after the CRU station data for years. If they ever hear there is a Freedom of Information Act now in the U.K., I think […]