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Don’t let the multiverse on the public payroll

The way Darwinism got on it. Including tax-funded textbooks in compulsory public schools and all the rest. At Evolution News & Views, Kirk Durston writes, Science is also advancing our understanding of just how fantastically improbable the origin of life is. Evolutionary biologist, Eugene Koonin, looking at the possibility that life arose through the popular Read More…

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Organic molecules, not previously observed, found in comets?

nucleus of comet Churi/ESA By Rosetta’s Philae: From ScienceDaily: Organic molecules never previously observed in comets, a relatively varied structure on the surface but a fairly homogeneous interior, organic compounds forming agglomerates rather than being dispersed in the ice: these are just some of first results provided by Philae on the surface of comet Churi. Read More…

Intelligent Design

Jim Stump: “I almost felt sorry for design advocates”

In his recent review of Benjamin Jantzen’s Introduction to Design Arguments (Cambridge University Press, 2014), evolutionist Jim Stump finds much to agree with because, as Stump argues, design arguments are both bad science and bad religion. For example, Michael Behe argues that evolution is challenged by the irreducible complexity of biological structures, but “almost all” Read More…

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Go deep in debt for evo psych degree?

Oh, wait. Read this first, re Theodore Dalrymple’s new  book: However, it’s also clear from the outset that the primary target of his scathing critique is not psychology but reductionism, the view that all aspects of human life and values can be exhaustively explained in terms of physical processes: No, seriously. Someone noticed. Contrarian Theodore Read More…