I am pleased to report that The Spiritual Brain is going into Polish translation. Maybe this is hopeful. For a long while we couldn’t sell TSB abroad because some commentators said the book was “too religious”. I have no idea why. The book isn’t especially religious unless … you mean if any book threatens materialists […]
Sometimes, when discussing the much misunderstood Scopes Trial, I have referred to the textbook from which Scopes was teaching, Hunter’s Civic Biology, which seems to have been an amalgam of civics and biology, with a dose of eugenics thrown in, and smug assertions about “highest” or “lowest”. Bad idea. Enough already with total subject confusion, […]
We would like to remind our readers that Michael Behe has a sub-blog here at UD, which can be accessed at the sidebar under “Intelligent Design Links.” Last week Behe put up a four-part series replying to science writer Carl Zimmer’s comments about Behe’s response to Joseph Thornton’s recent work. The final paragraph is classic […]
Jason Rosenhouse has written a blog about Michael Ruse and William Dembski. His complaint against Ruse, among other things, is that Ruse is too cordial, too civil with ID supporters, Dembski especially. And while I may dislike and disagree with Ruse’s thinking, it is his actions over the last several years that I loathe and […]
In a previous post I promised to start at UD a discussion about the incompleteness of physics from an ID point of view. Here is the startup article. At Aristotle’s time “physics” was the study of nature as a whole. In modern times physics seems to have a more specific meaning and is only one […]
Apparently, the sort of comments made in my article in Touchstone – about the little god Darwin – have been noticed by at least one person.
THE DARWIN MOVIE’S NOT SELLING, but John Scalzi doubts those evil Creationmongers are a part of the reason:
How about this: The movie is not selling because it is not believed … Huh? Maybe the story is not believable?