Monthly Archives: September 2013
Darwinian philosopher (so he describes himself) Michael Ruse has a new book out on the Gaia hypothesis
|September 30, 2013||Posted by News under Darwinism, News|
Ruse: People joined Gaia groups; churches had Gaia services, sometimes with new music written especially for the occasion.
|September 30, 2013||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Mind, Neuroscience, News|
This of course has nothing to do with false memory, nor is the caution most people display under the circumstances described in the story an example of error.
|September 29, 2013||Posted by News under Atheism, Culture, News|
Enright: Atheists are not being prosecuted or silenced. They are lovingly tended by media interviewers, me included, and their nuanced arguments are politely acknowledged.
|September 29, 2013||Posted by News under Culture, News, Science|
So claims a science journal. This sounds so like a religious group struggling with the wake of a scandal: The people who sin are not applying our belief system correctly.
|September 29, 2013||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, News|
Well, maybe. Trouble is, earthly life forms have often surprised, amazed, astonished researchers with hitherto unrealized capabilities.
|September 28, 2013||Posted by News under News, Philosophy, Science|
There is a fun and revealing book for a cultural historian in how each gets classified as science or non-science .
|September 28, 2013||Posted by scordova under Epigenetics, Intelligent Design, News|
Philanthropist, world-renowned eye surgeon James Gills co-authored two ID-friendly books Darwin under the microscope and The Mysterious Epigenome and spearheaded an ID-friendly project related to the epigenome. Named after him is the James P. Gills Professorship in Opthalmology at Johns Hopkins University. Here is a nice narrative of Dr. Gills: TARPON SPRINGS – The blue-masked […]
|September 28, 2013||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, News, Peer review|
Why did it take so long to even try to put a stop to this abuse?:
|September 28, 2013||Posted by News under Human evolution|
Luskin: In fact, scientists are quite sharply divided over who or what our human ancestors even were.
|September 27, 2013||Posted by News under Just For Fun, News|
National Geographic: The question is not if there will be another eruption, but when, scientists say.
|September 27, 2013||Posted by News under Mind, Naturalism, News|
So instead of nothing is mind, the latest proposal is, everything is. Hush, listen when your coffee cup is talking …
|September 27, 2013||Posted by News under Evolution, News, stasis|
Fish guy, yer gettin’ ta be a rabbit with me.
|September 27, 2013||Posted by kairosfocus under academic freedom, Darwinist rhetorical tactics, FYI-FTR, ID Foundations, Science, worldview issues/foundations and society||
Sometimes, it is necessary to shine a spotlight on behaviour that is beyond the pale of reasonable civil discourse. Especially if, after repeated attempts to call for correction, we see instead the blog owner — here, EL of TSZ — and others insistently pretending that such falls within the circle of reasonable freedom of expression. […]
|September 27, 2013||Posted by News under Climate change, Culture, Darwinism, Intelligent Design, News|
He’s got a point. If they weren’t treating their theories about global warming and evolution as a religion, they’d hardly care so much about the fact that their combox is not a total fan club.
|September 26, 2013||Posted by vjtorley under Intelligent Design|
An international team of scientists has published an article in Nature magazine, suggesting that oxygen began accumulating in the atmosphere at least three billion years ago. The team’s findings raise a troubling question for Darwinian evolutionists: how did the exquisitely complex metabolism of oxygenic photosynthesis arise so soon after the dawn of life? The team […]
|September 26, 2013||Posted by News under academic freedom, Astronomy, Atheism|
The guy who was not allowed to teach a course that featured information pro design in the universe, but other profs were allowed to teach against it? Background story here.
|September 26, 2013||Posted by News under Cosmology, Intelligent Design, News|
Neil Turok heads the Perimeter Institute in Waterloo, which Stephen Hawking calls the pre-eminent centre for astrophysics in the world.
|September 26, 2013||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, News|
Tom Bethell: An article of our secular faith holds that there is nothing exceptional about human life. This is dogma, lacking any justification, but it has already been codified as the Mediocrity Principle.
|September 26, 2013||Posted by News under Cosmology, News|
Cosmologist: Time and space are not independent entities but can be converted back and forth between each other.