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A Walk Through Nature Part V: Proteins Fold As Darwin Crumbles

The Spanish Paseos Por La Naturaleza (A Walk Through Nature) series continues with a review of Biologic Institute researcher Douglas Axe’s thesis on the probabilistic barriers that make a neo-Darwinian explanation for the origin of protein folds untenable.  Given his scientific background, Axe is well qualified to argue against the undirected origin of protein structure Read More…

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K´necting The Dots: Modeling Functional Integration In Biological Systems

In 2001 Stephen Meyer, Paul Nelson and Paul Chien wrote a lengthy discourse that explored the scientific challenges that the Cambrian Explosion of life poses to the Darwinian account of animal origins (1).  Central  to their arguments was the idea that biological processes in the organismic context are so tightly integrated that changes in one Read More…

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Arriving At Intelligence Through The Corridors Of Reason (Part II)

Review Of Probability’s Nature And Nature’s Probability – Lite, by Donald Johnson ISBN: 978-0-9823554-4-2 Zoologist Richard Dawkins has historically used the concept of ‘junk DNA’- those apparently useless portions of genomes- to lead the charge against the creationists’ position of purpose in nature. His view on the matter is quite simple: “creationists might spend some Read More…

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A Walk Through Nature Part IV: Tossing Out Scientism’s Addled Eggs

The Paseos Por La Naturaleza (A Walk Through Nature) series in Spanish continues with an examination of the atheistic brand of religion that pervades the scientism movement. The neo-atheist Peter Atkins has been one of the modern day crusaders of this movement with his scathing allegation that science presents the only reliable means by which to Read More…

Intelligent Design

Arriving At Intelligence Through The Corridors Of Reason

Review Of Probability’s Nature And Nature’s Probability – Lite, by Donald Johnson ISBN: 978-0-9823554-4-2 PART I If Intelligent Design is to be escorted out of science debating halls because of its compatibility with a belief in a deity, undirected naturalism should likewise be excluded on the premise that it is the core tenet of nontheistic Read More…

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A Walk Through Nature Part III: Catalytic RNA Unworthy Of An ‘Origins’ Discussion

The Spanish Paseos Por La Naturaleza (A Walk Through Nature) series continues with an exploration of catalytic RNA within the larger context of the RNA world.  Pulling together key lines of evidence from molecular biology, this installment builds a linchpin case against the fragile trusses of naturalistic causation. The Paseos Por La Naturaleza series aims to further strengthen the global influence that the Intelligent Design movement already Read More…

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Review Of Signature In The Cell In Spanish

2010 sees the beginning of a new series in Spanish exploring key findings from contemporary science that support the intelligent design inference. The series Paseos Por La Naturaleza (A Walk Through Nature) aims to further strengthen the global influence that the Intelligent Design movement already enjoys and raise awareness of important academic resources that are Read More…

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Toppling The Stanchions Of Biological Determinacy

Synopsis Of Chapter Eleven, Signature In The Cell, by Stephen Meyer ISBN: 9780061894206; ISBN10: 0061894206; Imprint: HarperOne Biological determinists will argue on the assumption that universal laws undergird the origin of life. Such an appeal to natural law is of course not a novel one. Indeed even thousands of years ago Aristotle philosophized over the Read More…

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An Eye For An ‘I’: Fighting The Twisted Fables Of The Anti-ID Lobby

Review Of Intelligent Design 101: Leading Experts Explain The Key Issues ISBN 978-0-8254-2781-7 The debate over whether or not our universe was designed with a purpose is one that centers not around philosophical questions but over “competing scientific explanations of the data”. That is the central argument expounded by Phillip Johnson in Intelligent Design 101, Read More…