Evolution Intelligent Design Science

Eugenie Scott’s Just Deserts

CALIFORNIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCES SETTLES LIBEL CLAIM OVER EVOLUTION ARTICLE Parent’s Claim Sparked by False Article by Leading Darwin Advocate ROSEVILLE, CA — The California Academy of Sciences has settled with a California parent, Larry Caldwell, who raised a potential libel claim against the organization over its publication of a false and defamatory article authored Read More…

Evolution Intelligent Design Science

“Smithsonian Distances Itself From Controversial Film”

Smithsonian Distances Itself From Controversial Film http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/06/01/AR2005060101986.html By Tommy Nguyen Washington Post Staff Writer Thursday, June 2, 2005; Page C01 The controversy over the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History’s decision to allow a documentary based on “intelligent design” — the theory that life is so meticulously complex that a divine intelligence must have designed it Read More…

Education Intelligent Design Religion Science

ID and the Charge of Fundamentalism

Baylor’s eclectic approach to gathering faith-and-learning resources meant they sometimes failed to screen out the culturally militant elements of evangelicalism. In a head-shaking blunder, Sloan’s team put William Dembski—point man for the Intelligent Design movement—in charge of a new science-and-religion center. It’s hard to imagine any step that would have been more effective in convincing skeptical faculty that Sloan was turning Baylor over to the fundamentalists.