I posted my No Bomb After 10 Years post on October 23 and left for vacation the next day, and I’ve had very limited access to the internet since then. I am back and I am amazed at the energy that has gone into responding to that post (1,608 comments!). I have had a chance […]
Islands of function in a space of configurations, of course, are used as a metaphor for special zones T, which has been visualised at UD as follows, based on the underlying Mathematics of phase spaces and configuration spaces, using among other inputs, Dembski’s remarks in his No Free Lunch: U/D: A way to visualise the […]
Not a lot of room between those estimates, is there? Blogger finchtalk says that it all depends on what you count.
Recently, Mark Frank and I had a brief dialogue in the OP,“Didn’t everyone already know this about dogs?” I’ve decided to clean it up a bit and re-post it because after my last question, I received no responses. At the outset, I would like to say that I place no blame about lack of responses […]
2350 years ago, in The Laws, Bk X, Plato gave a sobering warning on the morally and socially corrosive nature of evolutionary materialism and resulting ideologised factions (and by extension, enabling fellow travellers) that the past few days here at UD, sadly, bring back to mind: >>Ath. . . .[The avant garde philosophers and poets, […]
So the church in its struggles to avoid the two ends of the spectrum eventually cobbled together a compromise solution.
There is no saving the world by natural means but there is a long history of tyranny in the attempts.
Considering that the study authors apparently want to talk about something like epigenetics, not industrial strength fascism.
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The curious thing is that assuming that insects think like people used to be regarded as a sign of primitive thinking. Now it’s science.
The Shrewdinger was invented by the researchers and never actually existed. But billed as “Meet Your Mama.”
Catholic author Mark Shea has recently written two blog articles (see here and here) in which he attempts to clarify what Pope Francis really meant when he addressed the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on creation and evolution, on October 27. Shea claims that the Catholic Church has been evolution-friendly in its thinking since the time […]
I was just challenged to reply to the KS “bomb” claim, and though I am busy, I will pause to note briefly, and will link this FYI-FTR to the thread of discussion where the challenge was made. I think WJM, in his post on the failure of the bomb, ably put his finger on the […]