It’s interesting how many atheists are pulling back from the materialist conclusions.
And the motive is seizing control of social systems that we are told “aren’t working.”
Most viewers today are helpless to do anything except judge the participants as they ought to be judged.
For some ex-Uncommon Descent commenters, atheism means never having to say “I should be sorry.”
“The editors hit out in all directions, at targets ranging from US talk radio through French journalists worried about transgenic crops, to some ka-diddle about volcanic ash. “
We are awash in attention-getting studies claiming all kinds of rubbish.
“Both Dennett and Harris have written essays for this issue, on human loyalty and free will, respectively.”
“Herbal medicines would have provided advantages for early human health, and the use of insect-repelling plants adds a new dimension to our understanding of human behaviour 77,000 years ago”
“This time, if nothing materialises, physicists will really start giving up. “
What one gets from pop science media is not evaluation of ideas in danger, like the Higgs boson and string theory, but evangelism for them.
It’s only in pop science mags that this stuff is taken seriously, not in film rags.
“These guys use set theory to show that Chargaff’s existing rules imply the existence of other, higher order patterns. …”
“Natural selection is always post-programming. “
“This is not science. This is unmitigated wickedness.”
“Well, there are several unusual aspects of our planet,” she said. “First is our strong magnetic field. No one is exactly sure how it works, but …