Biology Evolution Science

A Prescribed Evolutionary Hypothesis

John A Davison A Prescribed Evolutionary Hypothesis 1. Introduction 2. The Prescribed Evolutionary Hypothesis 3. The Indirect Evidence 4. The Direct Evidence 5. Conclusion Abstract. I propose that phylogeny took place in a manner similar to that of ontogeny by the derepression of preformed genomic information which was expressed through release from latency (derepression) by Read More…

Religion Science

Roger Scruton replies to Dawkins

THE SPECTATOR Thursday 12 January 2006 Dawkins is wrong about God Roger Scruton http://www.spectator.co.uk/article_pfv.php?id=7185 Faced with the spectacle of the cruelties perpetrated in the name of faith, Voltaire famously cried ‘Ecrasez l’infâme!’ Scores of enlightened thinkers have followed him, declaring organised religion to be the enemy of mankind, the force that divides the believer from Read More…

Biology Darwinism Intelligent Design Science

Discovery of the Aerodynamic Principles of Bee Flight Prove ID Wrong…Huh?

http://www.livescience.com/animalworld/060110_bee_fight.html Proponents of intelligent design, which holds that a supreme being rather than evolution is responsible for life’s complexities, have long criticized science for not being able to explain some natural phenomena, such as how bees fly. ………. Proponents of intelligent design, or ID, have tried in recent years to promote the idea of a Read More…

Science

Randomness Article in the Latest Issue of the BJPS

Randomness Is Unpredictability Antony Eagle Exeter College and Oxford University, Oxford OX1 3DP, UK antony.eagle@philosophy.oxford.ac.uk The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 2005 56(4):749-790; doi:10.1093/bjps/axi138 The concept of randomness has been unjustly neglected in recent philosophical literature, and when philosophers have thought about it, they have usually acquiesced in views about the concept that Read More…

Comp. Sci. / Eng. Education Intelligent Design Science

Engines of Creation Series (#1)

I’ve decided to write a series of articles touching upon ID-relevant portions of the seminal book describing the nanotechnology revolution “Engines of Creation” by K. Eric Drexler. The book was originally published in hardcover in 1986 and purchased/read by me that year. This year marks its 20th anniversary and is a good point to take Read More…