The inherent unpredictability of future scientific developments—the fact that no secure inference can be drawn from one state of science to another—has important implications for the issue of the limits of science. It means that present-day science cannot speak for future science: it is in principle impossible to make any secure inferences from the […]
What fascinates ID types about the global warming controversy is the pseudoscience mushrooming over a short period before collapsing, instead of a long period before petering out.
Is there a “might have”/”could have” index that could be applied to science papers, as a rough guide to how much is science and how much is imagination?
Which makes them a big problem in what passes for science today.
Most investigators, faced with either doing science or announcing Darwin’s truths, will settle for announcing Darwin’s truths. It’s easier and safer and, in a journal article, it will look like science to the rest of us.
They smash into black holes and disappear.
Unlike Collins, Dawkins seems utterly oblivious to recent developments in genomics. I would encourage him to read some of the scientific literature.
It’s the only solution.
Darwin couldn’t even “wish Christianity to be true,” but that doesn’t stop Christian Darwinists from trying to baptize him.
Most of the letter is just a hymn to The Way Things Are, and in retrospect, given the impasse today in so many areas that depend on Darwinism, maybe that should read: The Way Things Was. Safe for fellow travellers and incurious folk like themselves.
Does your kid need to hear this guy’s religious opinions?
Johnson hopes that schools would find the film helpful in explaining the principles.
Ably assisting him will be butterflies.
If the last universal common ancestor was complex, as the researchers reasonably suggest … and how long ago was that? Then how did … ?
A key concept in language is critical mass. If a large enough number of people speak a language, most people in the group can get their needs met without switching to another language.