Curiously, no one prefers to walk on all fours to avoid such miseries.
Continuing, from Part 2A of this posting, our analysis of the BioLogos conversation between Crude and Dennis Venema: Crude comes back one more time for clarification (67718): “So then, you believe God knew what evolution would result in, in advance of His beginning the process. And of course, He had and has complete power over […]
In Part 1 of this posting, I introduced “the Wesleyan Maneuver,” one of the great BioLogos devices for getting away with an evasive and unsatisfactory account of the relationship between divine action and evolution. Here in Part 2, I wish to illustrate the Maneuver by means of a real example. Perhaps the most memorable example […]
As readers of UD know, the organization called BioLogos is dedicated to the harmonization of modern science – by which it means, mainly, neo-Darwinian evolutionary theory – with Christian theology. One of the problems that has always bedevilled the BioLogos project is that its leading science-trained figures – directors and columnists alike – have displayed […]
… they are getting signals from dead fish.
From October 2010, based on the book God & Evolution
Do readers know of examples of actual fraud in science writing since 2000? Or reality avoidance so egregious that …
“When I started working with centenarians, I thought we’d find that they survived so long in part because they were mean and ornery,” …
“We pretend that makes sense, but if you look it makes no sense at all.”
Over at Why Evolution is True, Professor Jerry Coyne has been busily promoting the writings of a man he describes as “The First New Atheist”: the acclaimed writer, H. L. Mencken (1880-1956). Professor Coyne promised his readers one week of daily posts featuring quotes from the great essayist, on the follies of religion, and he’s […]
Thinking evolution debate will soon be history
There better be a good idea in there somewhere, because NASA is supposed to get astronauts near Mars by 2030
“Because of the many interrelated causes at work in social systems, many questions are simply ‘impervious to experimentation.’”
“Residents puzzled by the deaths sent the bodies to the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory in San Bernardino. … “
“For most people, your doctor’s advice before seeing your genetic test for a particular disease will be exactly the same as after seeing your tests.”