“While researching this theme, I noticed that many Darwinists, both scientists and other scholars, wanted to replace Christian ethics with some kind of evolutionary ethics.”
“The first thing to observe is that the Darwinian explanatory framework cannot do everything it claims to do unless it strictly avoids invoking any normative concepts.”
It is well known that evolution is a religious theory except, that is, to evolutionists. Amazingly, they make their religious claims but then immediately turn around and deny ever having done any such thing. And those who are in a position to expose this denial, professional philosophers, too often are of little help. Evolutionists literally Read More…
“Is there a third way between Darwinian normative nihilism and theism?” Barham thinks yes.
In answer to the question, I suggest that they have. Materialist philosophy inevitably leads to transparent absurdities and self-contradiction, whether moral relativism (a truth claim about morality that no truth claims about morality are valid), or that random errors can produce sophisticated information-processing technology (for which there is no evidence and much disconfirming evidence). The Read More…
“The paper, which has been cited 26 times, has yet to be retracted.”
“If Coyne and Avise were not ignorant of the evidence, then they misrepresented it – and they continue to do so.”
“It reduces God to a kind of holy tinkerer.”
“Regardless of the specific final tally, Santorum is tonight’s winner. “
“The same injection of a selecting mind into natural affairs led to picturing animals as constantly at each other’s throats.”
Instead of just being on the payroll. But it wasn’t politically correct to admit that.
The Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Toronto is hosting a conference this summer entitled “The Wise Scientist: Historical and Philosophical Reflections on the Place of Wisdom in Science” and their first suggested topic is: “Case studies which highlight particularly wise (or spectacularly unwise) scientists.” I think I have Read More…
“Individuals without an appendix were four times more likely to have a recurrence of Clostridium difficile, exactly as Parker’s hypothesis predicted.”
“Although the two electrons are separated, their spins are linked through quantum entanglement.”
“The man’s peace of mind is indecent.”