Pikaia was fingered for this role decades ago, but now there’s more evidence.
Darwinism is not only an error, it is a costly error. We need these challenges, and we don’t need Darwinism.
“Scientists at Raoult’s lab say they wouldn’t want to work anywhere else.”
Ironically, Wilson’ss own theory of crime was in fact a theory of design! The broken window thesis does not theorize about how evolution might naturally select a “crime gene.”
Puffball interviews with atheists often feature the genuine offense to good journalism that is illustrated here.
Big change in the wind? “BioLogos does not subscribe to Darwinism, but Dr. Dembski has chosen this title and we will respond to it.”
How do we know who our kin are? Is there a mystical Darwinmagic, a subtle influence of our selfish genes, that tells us so?
“Fear of impregnation by foreign invaders” (which evolution somehow captured in a woman’s genes) is a ridiculous explanation for racism during ovulation. How about general discomfort due to hormone flux?
Serious discussion becomes difficult because, in the media world, establishment ideas are both the pieties and the iconoclasm, leaving no third chair for fresh thinking.
Darwinism is now a sea of nonsense and contradiction, and fighting the sea is not a day’s work.
Essentially, as forced on students in school, “evolution” has about the same teaching value as hip hop, Star Trek,, self-esteem courses, The Lord of the Rings, or teen vampire films. The thing either grabs your gut or it doesn’t.
In a real world, some series can be infinite regresses, but others are not.
Investigator Szostak can’t cope with science writer Flam’s demands for certainty because they interfere with rational thinking. Flam can’t cope with the reality Szostak sees.
This morning we noted the 50th peer-reviewed pro-ID scientific paper published. Having been on this beat for a decade now, I can safely say that no one who is not involved can have any idea how difficult an achievement that is, in the face of a corrupt, tenured establishment that is unashamed to use outright […]
Get enough Darwinists together on the same illusion, and they are a mob in power to be reckoned with.