Hmmm. If that’s true, why have we lived through three server upgrades at UD in the last five years?
In some ways I have great respect for Will Provine, who is honest enough to declare the inevitable philosophical consequences of atheistic materialism (no free will, no dogs or gods worth having, no foundation for ethics, no ultimate purpose or meaning in anything, and eventually drop dead and go straight to eternal nihilistic oblivion). Richard Read More…
Clearly, FSC can be found in human languages and carefully designed computer code, but the measure we propose in this paper reveals that it is also found in biopolymers.
Here’s the problem: Why be an atheist if you live in a multiverse where everything is true somewhere. Atheism is true, and so is every kind of God or god. And, your point is what, exactly?
The word we keep hearing is Wow!
What clearly happened here was that the previous evo psych research claims weren’t all hanging together, and this new fix supposedly rescues them.
Nonsense. The common stereotype of evolutionary psychology is that it promotes rubbish. And guess what?
Why was he “eminently successful”? Because the fact that the atheist Darwinists are usually prominent and the Christian Darwinists are usually negligible in the field is – for some reason – seldom made explicit by the latter.
The Wikipedia hit-piece on Intelligent Design (NWE’s introductory article is much fairer and better informed) leads with an illustration of a watch; an invidious allusion to William Paley’s famous parable of stumbling over a stone in a field vs. finding a watch in the same field, that appears in Ch I of his 1802 [- Read More…
As we have already reported, Discovery Institute’s Stephen Meyer recently paid a visit to London to present and defend the thesis of Signature in the Cell at a dinner party attended by scientists, philosophers, politicians and other men and women of influence. His visit included a radio debate against theistic evolutionist Keith Fox, which you Read More…
“I attempt to show that there are serious problems about dissent, problems that arise today with respect to some of the most urgent issues … “
“If you imagine that throwing started off as left hemisphere-dominant, before the emergence of speech, then speech and language would have co-opted that side of the brain.”
Why are chimpanzees supposed to be so intelligent when species of birds often rival them in cognitive ability?
Historians will point to the eighteenth century Swedish super-scientist Carl von Linne, or Linnaeus, as a key figure in the history of thought who promoted the religious belief that once created, all species remain fixed throughout history. Read more
“… science should one day be able to make very precise claims about which of our behaviors and uses of attention are morally good, which are neutral, and which are worth abandoning.”