“The denial of free will takes various forms. One of the trendiest right now is the concept of ‘ego depletion’ … “
The stridency sounds somewhat odd because ID theorists have not asked for their theories to be taught in school. It’s all grad seminar stuff.
“Foraminifera estimated 715 million years old that had to endure the so-called “Snowball Earth” period when the Earth was covered in ice “
“Because many species of birds and mammal display good examples of problem-solving and planning,” she says, “this claim about rationality looks narrow and under-informed.”
“Reanalyses of statistics in published psychology papers show frequent errors, and the more reluctant authors are to share their data, the more likely it is that their papers will contain mistakes.”
“If modern humans were living in southern Arabia 106,000 years ago, the important question for human history is what happened next.”
A few weeks ago, I published the fourth part of my series on Wikipedia and common descent, in which I discussed the purported evidence for common ancestry based on biogeographical distribution. Previously, I had cross-examined the evidence from comparative physiology and biochemistry, comparative anatomy, and paleontology. In this second-to-last installment, I will address Wikipedia’s evidence Read More…
In a multiverse, the “knowledge revolution” is that everything is true somewhere, except for the idea that the multiverse is false.
Dr ES has kindly provided an English translation (much better than the inevitable oddities of Google Translate!) of his current blog post summarising in brief the worldview and the scientific level pro and con on ID, and has also kindly given his permission to post here at UD. Clipping, the English Language version (pardon some Read More…
Long term, these programs seldom make much difference because they have the problem by the wrong end.