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ID bashed also in Germany — Why can’t we all just be friends?

[From a colleague in Germany:] Recently your name in connetion with ID did appear in several (liberal) newspapers here in Germany, mostly of course accompanied by unqualified critic. You surely experience this yourself often enough in the US, lately I saw e.g. a scientist and ID-opponent on the O’Reily Show (Fox News) directly attacking ID […]

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My Life’s Work Dispatched in a Mere Four Pages

This just in from a friend of mine: “Into The Cool; Energy, Thermodynamics, and Life, by Eric Schneider and Dorion Sagan, devotes several pages to “demolishing” your contributions, pp 319-322. No surprise, given the ludicrous proposals they make about the origin of life, Benard cells explaining physiology, etc. When they stick to expositions from the […]

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Will the real testable theory please stand up?

A test nobody wants to take Neither side is interested in trying to prove intelligent design. By MICHELLE STARR Daily Record/Sunday News Thursday, October 20, 2005 HARRISBURG — Intelligent design and evolution proponents agree that a test on bacterial flagellum could show if it was or wasn’t able to evolve, which could provide evidence to […]

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Evolution Indoctrination Minor at Northwestern University

I reported in September about Northwestern University’s new indoctrination minor in evolutionary theory (go here for my earlier post on this blog). Here is a follow-up article about that new minor. The article notes, “The program will examine evidence for evolution from paleontology, anthropology and biology, according to Teresa Horton, the program’s director. One thing […]

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Creationism’s Reluctance to Enter ID’s Big Tent

Critics of ID are quick to label it creationism. It is therefore ironic that creationists are increasingly reluctant to identify themselves as design theorists. Creationists, both of the young-earth and the old-earth variety, tend to think ID doesn’t go far enough and hesitate to embrace ID’s widening circle of allies, a circle that now includes […]

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Detroit Free Press on ID

COMMENT: Intelligent design focuses on evidence, fills in origin gaps October 10, 2005 BY BRIAN FAHLING Dover, Pa., finds itself in the national spotlight as the putative successor to Dayton, Tenn., the rural community where the 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial played out on the national stage. . . . [For full article go here: http://www.freep.com/voices/columnists/efahling10e_20051010.htm.]