“Genetical Darwinism cannot accommodate the role of development (and of genes in development) in many evolutionary processes.”
“To me, the much more significant results of the new paper, although briefly mentioned, were not stressed as they deserved to be. “
“There is a great danger that the Darwinian-reductionist cure may turn out to be worse than the relativist disease.”
In his recent review (Genome Biology and Evolution, first published online January 24, 2012, doi:10.1093/gbe/evs008) of Professor James A. Shapiro’s new book, Evolution: a view from the 21st century (2011, FT Press: Upper Saddle River, N.J.), Adam S. Wilkins expresses his disagreement with Shapiro’s decidedly un-Darwinian view that natural selection’s importance for evolution has been […]
I’ve mentioned the Engineering and Metaphysics conference a few times before. Basically, it is a conference dealing with the interaction between the nature of nature, and the nature of engineering. How does the nature of nature affect engineering? What does engineering tell us about the nature of nature? It’s somewhat of a practical followup to […]
“Science standards that challenge some of evolution’s most glaring weaknesses have been described as “exemplary” not as intelligent design talking points.”
“… we don’t know enough about how life got started on Earth to be able to recognize alien life, even if it were staring us in the face.”
“People write to me that evolution is only a theory … “What is a theory is whether natural selection is the mechanism and the only mechanism. That is a theory. “
They’re not ID supporters. They just know that there is more to evolution than the Darwin lobby tells the mainstream media.
vs. “Some lies just have to be told.”
To judge from its length and detail, the assembly could pass the bill as an alternative to reading it.
“If life exists elsewhere in our solar system, it most likely would be found in water-filled subterranean environments, perhaps equivalent to those we are studying in the Bahamas.”
If evidence showed that theorists were wrong about Neanderthal man, why believe evolutionary psychologists, who have no evidence for attitudes and behaviour 70 thousand years ago?
The new media landscape will be full of upsets like this, and an obvious question around here is how will that affect ID.
The “it’s-in-the-genes” approach to genetic inheritance overlooks the fact that an inheritance of any kind is an opportunity, not a prophecy.