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New ID book from HarperCollins

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From HarperCollins, Undeniable: How Biology Confirms Our Intuition That Life Is Designed (July 12)

Throughout his distinguished and unconventional career, engineer-turned-molecular-biologist Douglas Axe has been asking the questions that much of the scientific community would rather silence. Now, he presents his conclusions in this brave and pioneering book. Axe argues that the key to understanding our origin is the “design intuition”—the innate belief held by all humans that tasks we would need knowledge to accomplish can only be accomplished by someone who has that knowledge. For the ingenious task of inventing life, this knower can only be God.

Starting with the hallowed halls of academic science, Axe dismantles the widespread belief that Darwin’s theory of evolution is indisputably true, showing instead that a gaping hole has been at its center from the beginning. He then explains in plain English the science that proves our design intuition scientifically valid. Lastly, he uses everyday experience to empower ordinary people to defend their design intuition, giving them the confidence and courage to explain why it has to be true and the vision to imagine what biology will become when people stand up for this truth.

Armed with that confidence, readers will affirm what once seemed obvious to all of us—that living creatures, from single-celled cyanobacteria to orca whales and human beings, are brilliantly conceived, utterly beyond the reach of accident.

Our intuition was right all along. More.

There is some buzz abroad abut Bill Gates’s suggested five summer reading books.

If you want to know why there is an ID controversy, here’s my list, with way less fanfare of course:

Undeniable: How Biology Confirms Our Intuition That Life Is Designed

Evolution: Still a Theory in Crisis (2016)

Darwin’s Doubt

Darwin's Doubt

and if you want to be ahead of the curve and know why the sea is boiling hot about evolution in general, with the Royal Society and Templeton both weighing in anti-Darwin, see Suzan Mazur’s

The Paradigm Shifters: Overthrowing “the Hegemony of the Culture of Darwin”

The Paradigm Shifters: Overthrowing 'the Hegemony of the Culture of Darwin'

and

The Origin of Life Circus

Origin of Life Circus

It’ll be interesting to see if the Royal Society wimps out, for now, under pressure from jobs-for-the-boys and “aren’t I good?” girls.

But when things are really rotten, that kind of thing doesn’t change much except to  make the rethinking process messier. Get ahead of the curve.

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4 Replies to “New ID book from HarperCollins

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    Robert Byers says:

    Great. Good fortune to the author and his book. We need more iD/YEC books to keep the unbearable pressure on bad guys international.
    Its great to see iD books chewing up the carcass. Evolutionists should read it but, being a summer read, keep a lifejacket on. Nothing like a shock to knock one over into the lake.

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    Another bright young mind advocating for intelligent design, adding more momentum to a powerful tidal wave slamming into the little ship known as Darwinism, already listing dangerously to one side and on the verge of sinking, its crew (Richard Dawkins, et al) desperately trying to save the doomed vessel, knowing all the while that their efforts are failing.

    BTW, congratulations to Dr. Phillip Johnson whose book Darwin on Trial began the modern intelligent design movement 25 years ago (published in 1991). Darwinists thought Johnson’s book would fade away without any real effect. Oh, how wrong they were!

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    Robert Byers says:

    Truth.
    That was well said. That should be a blurb on the next ID book. Leave them a number.
    AMEN about Johnson’s book. It was a real true revolution in serious scientific thought. its famous and everyone in science, academia, politics, high law, religion has, or will have to give their two cents on it.
    On a curve of ideas that take on ideas its unlikekly iD/YEC will not prevail in doing great damage to evolution and other ideas in origin subjects.

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    jstanley01 says:

    Does the whole interview have to be accompanied by violin music? Maybe it’s a Millennial thing. Their attention span lags if everything isn’t made into a movie.

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