If we don’t want to play by Darwin’s rules any more, let’s keep in mind that the chief reason for underestimating the Neanderthals was a huge, unmet need for subhuman humans, to be the “missing link.” People who could half-reason.
The emotional hunger of Darwin-driven science to find new human species (especially, unusually simian ones) has led to an amusing search for terminology to describe minimal differences. The word choices can be fun.
“Each candidate on the right is simply scrambling to be even more antiscience than the next.” Or more in touch with reality? That’s where most people live now.They can’t afford the rent otherwise..
It also leads to a promising question: How do some ants get to be more informed than others, and why do the others listen to them?
Here’s an interesting piece on science-based alarmism, from Pajamas Media: Take the alarm over mercury in fish: in 2004, an Environmental Protection Agency employee warned that 630,000 babies per year were born at risk of brain and nervous system damage due to “unsafe” levels of mercury in their mothers’ blood. Expectant mothers were discouraged from Read More…
In Why the Arabic World Turned Away from Science Hillel Ofek explores why the Arabic world went from dominating scientific inquiry as late as the 13th century to a scientific backwater: Given that Arabic science was the most advanced in the world up until about the thirteenth century, it is tempting to ask what went Read More…
Figures the official Darwinists would arise from their leather-bottomed chairs to try to suppress a film that shows the public the knowledge that the science czars were depriving us of. This time it did not work.
The interesting thing is that they come back at all, given that they were starving. Starving animal parents often just abandon their brood, or eat them.
It’ll be a drama, but ID is not likely to play a serious role among those in the know. A sock puppet only. It could be different for Bachmann, however.
Joe Felsenstein (Zoologist) at Panda’s Thumb responded  to my previous article  showing that a couple critics, Wolpert in particular who created the NFL, actually agree with Dembski. He refers me to a paper he wrote  where he explains that the problem with Dembski’s argument is the relevant fitness landscape for evolution is Read More…
Does that mean there is a Large(r) Hadron Collider in Europe’s future? And if that doesn’t work, do we just get over God particle?
The growth of liberal religion meant, among other things, a growth in permissible interest in occult knowledge.
What’s ironic is that so many worry about attack ads and so few worry about articles that purport to provide news coverage, but are essentially attack ads.
Mindfulness can improve the effectiveness of chronic pain relief without increases in harmful drugs, which may be in conflict with other medically necessary drugs.
… in the last 5 years, about 400 of the 3000 respondents changed religions, mostly to Christianity, “where the promise of receiving care is greater …