Intelligent Design

A hypothetical question for neo-Darwinists, on the age of the earth

Recently I came across a fascinating biography of Lord Kelvin over on the creationist Website, crev.info. That article gave me the idea for an interesting hypothetical question, which I’d like to put to evolutionary biologists and other defenders of Darwinism. If Professors Jerry Coyne, Larry Moran or P. Z. Myers want to weigh in, I’d Read More…

Intelligent Design

On the Impossibility of the Evolution of Consciousness

Consciousness could not have evolved from “simpler” states of matter, because it is not a state of matter. To say that consciousness evolved from matter is like saying Newton’s theory of gravity evolved from apples. Even if for the sake of argument one concedes that natural selection might account for the development of a material Read More…