In a previous post I indicated that the American Society of Agronomy, at the behest of its president James G. Coors, conducted an online poll regarding the teaching of alternatives to evolution in grades K-12 and then, presumably at his behest as well, removed the poll once it became clear that the poll did not […]
The cardinal rule: I make up the rules as I go along.
I made three posts at IDthefuture concerning Robert Laughlin, the Nobel laureate physicists who in his most recent book had some unkind words about evolution by natural selection: Ã¢â‚¬Å“Much of present-day biological knowledge is ideological. A key symptom of ideological thinking is the explanation that has no implications and cannot be tested. I call such […]
Denunciations of Intelligent Design by professional societies are now common coin: the American Association for the Advancement of Science (see here), the American Institute of Physics (see here and here), and the Society for Neuroscience (see here) are cases in point. But what happens when a professional society gears up to denounce ID and its […]
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Please leave debating ID advocates to the professionals. Or if you are determined to do so anyway, ask for assistance before the debate.Ã¢â‚¬Â … Ã¢â‚¬Å“With friends like Dr. Silver, I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t need enemies.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Mike Gene is the pseudonym of one of the most insightful individuals in the ID/evolution debate. He remains critical of various aspects of ID, but he is far more critical of conventional evolutionary theory. For his views, have a look at his website. To get a flavor of his thinking, here is a recent post […]