God’s kitchen God at His computer God appears on Trivia Tonight UD News favourite: God makes the snake
What makes this one worth watching is that he actually did something to address rampant Darwinism in the schools before announcing a candidacy. Being serious always raises the stakes.
In “Yet another “post-Darwinism,” Evolving Thoughts complains about Shapiro’s Evolution:/a> A view from the 21st century thusly: Over the years there have been many books that purport to “radically revise” or “supplant” Darwinian evolutionary biology; they come with predictable regularity. Usually they are of three kinds: something is wrong with natural selection, something is wrong […]
The Commission claimed lucky stars instead of vowing to catch cheats. Okay: We know it’s not lucky stars. They’re not claiming the customer cheated either. BUT, had the customer spied or otherwise interfered with the process, they could certainly have claimed that, and laid charges. So … the logical inference is that they had a code and she broke it. Not?
Readers may recall U.S. prez hopeful Michele Bachmann, who is sympathetic to intelligent design: In “The National Organization of Women defends Bachmann against Newsweek” (Daily Caller, August 8, 2011) Caroline May reports, “It’s sexist,” NOW president Terry O’Neill told TheDC. “Casting her in that expression and then adding ‘The Queen of Rage’ I think [it […]
Throw in Michael Ruse’s insight that ethics is an illusion, and you are well placed to understand what Darwin has done for America.
In “’Lucky’ woman who won lottery four times outed as Stanford University statistics PhD” (Daily Mail, 7th August 2011), Rachel Quigley recounts the curious tale of a very lucky lady from Texas: Ms Ginther won four lots of vast sums on lottery scratch cards, half of which were bought at the same mini mart blockquote>First, […]
Hope note: Ratio Christi probably isn’t thinking of changing its name to Ratio [insert anything but that]i.
There’s still time between now and October 25, 2011, for Dawkins to agree to debate Craig. That would disappear the elevator story down the shaft, no?
In “Water on Mars: Materialism’s Shroud of Turin” (Evolution News & Views, August 5, 2011), David Klinghoffer muses on the “water on Mars” cult: The news in today’s Science about water on Mars and with that the consequent possibility of Martian microbial life — how many times have we heard this before? — offers what […]
Touted phase space theorist (“beyond Einstein’s universe”) on previous theory: “I believe more in the general idea … which is only the first one I was able to invent.” One wonders whether Einstein went about things this way.
Physics a “hastily erected shanty-town,” not “a shimmering cathedral” – says Princeton physicist
A friend at ProgettoCosmo, the Italian ID site, writes to remind us of J. P. Moreland’s dictum: “There will never be a natural explanation for consciousness from matter, period.” Moreland is arguing from principle, that is, putting forward an argument from impossibility: “There will never be…” is not “it is unlikely…”. But what happens when Moreland, […]
Actually, this story makes way more sense than “weasel foresight”:
If absolute nothingness could spontaneously produce something, scientists would see new somethings arising everywhere. Instead, they see the consistent operation of the first law of thermodynamics, which says the total amount of matter and energy within the universe can neither be increased nor decreased.”