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“The Fundamentalist Attack on Science: A Problem That Won’t Just Disappear”

Are we talking religious fundamentalists or Darwinian fundamentalists? The Fundamentalist Attack on Science: A Problem That Won’t Just Disappear Morris, Stephen (2006) The Fundamentalist Attack on Science: A Problem That Won’t Just Disappear. In [PSA 2006] Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver): PSA 2006 Contributed Papers. Full text available as: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/archive/00002954/01/IDPSA.doc.

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Phil Skell’s first post – thanking Prof. Davison and Joseph and greetings to all

Thanks to Prof. Davison and Joseph for stirring the embers left from the conflagration generated a year ago with the publication of my two essays in The Scientist, and for calling my attention to the renewed discussion.   I invite the new participants to do what, thus far, none of the earlier critics have yet Read More…

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Biologist finds term “Darwinian evolutionist” offensive: O’Leary tries to sort it out

An evolutionary biologist in the audience at the University of Toronto ID meet last Saturday wrote a most interesting post to the Post-Darwinist, saying, among other  things, I was the person who objected to your use of the term “Darwinist.” The word is loaded with all kinds of implications. To those of us who work on Read More…

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Science And Engineering

Scientist says: Science is the discovery of how things in the natural world work. Engineering is the practical application of scientific discovery. Engineer says: Engineering is the practical application of scientific discovery. Scientific discovery is simply reverse engineering. So you see, it’s really all engineering. You either take something that already exists and reverse engineer Read More…

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Junk DNA

Commenter DK asks: What is the official ID position on junk DNA? Has anyone proposed that it might be a mechanism to cause wholesale change in other parts of the DNA? I thought this subject might be good for its own discusson thread so here it is. I don’t believe ID has any more “official” Read More…

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Rising biology enrollments parallel the rise of ID, Alters is dead wrong

It is my personal opinion that rising biology enrollments parallel ID’s popularity. I personally believe interest in ID encourages study of biology and conversely developments in biology have continued to fuel interest in ID. However, it would be pre-mature at this time to assert this as a quantitative argument. I can only offer it as Read More…