To a religious person, guilt is an objective state, not a pathology. It’s no help to say, “You shouldn’t feel guilty …” A justifiable response from the patient would be “How the hell do you know? I’m mainly interested in what God thinks.”
Recently, in cosmology, there’s been a war on the concept of knowing reality.
Intelligent design-friendly Facebook page operated by agnostics focuses on the science
TV: Do you have more faith in God or Stephen Hawking?
If Jerry Coyne is to succeed as an atheist activist, he should research his gripes better
The days are long gone when Fred Hoyle conceded that his Steady State Universe had failed an evidence test. After the multiverse, no one bothers with the limited kind of reality that a search for evidence entails any more.
Saying “science will know the answer some day” is often just an IOU dated: Infinity
The endoreduplicant benefits the ecology much more than the dweeb by raising the biomass and supporting a varied population of life forms. To do this it just needs to keep running in place.
The sociological problem in the science world is that there is no funding for the role of a defense-only advocate whose only job is to poke holes in the plaintiff’s theory.
A friend of Uncommon Descent was asked recently, is there any proposition in Darwinism so obviously stupid and false that a Darwinist would not defend it? The far-sighted mares, for example? He responded, … Assuming a Darwinist tries to be self-consistent: why should we believe anything a Darwinist tells us?
In “‘Man is more than an overdeveloped monkey’: Raymond Tallis explains why he has declared a war of words on the trendy ideas that underpin ‘neuromania’ and ‘Darwinitis’” ( Spiked, Tim Black writes, There is a chill to Tallis’s lament. Whether in the form of neuromania or its close relative Darwinitis, we stand reduced, degraded. Read More…
The US Darwin lobby announces: There’s only a month left for you to submit your idea for a new NCSE bumper sticker, so sharpen your pencils, cudgel your brains, and consult your muse! This is your chance to speak loud, speak proud for evolution, by crafting a killer slogan that could end up on the Read More…
Skepticism? The Sagan crowd could do with a bucket of skepticism; the problem is, they don’t like the real thing. Sagan thought chimpanzees would write autobiographies and space aliens were just over the next asteroid. In what reasonable sense was he a skeptic?
Hyped saga of clever chimp magically transforms the chimp into rational being
Now, how did the rat learn to do this? Are the selfish genes God or is Darwin wrong?