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Free Live Interactive Webinar Later Today With Dr. Douglas Axe – now linked here!

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Later today, Dr. Douglas Axe of the Biologic Institute will be presenting to the Apologetics Academy, a weekly free, live interactive webinar with top scholars representing positions from across the theological and philosophical spectrum. Normally, the webinar takes place on Saturday. However, this week, Dr. Douglas Axe will be speaking today, Friday. His topic is his recent book, Undeniable: How Biology Confirms Our Intuition That Life is Designed. The webinar officially begins at 8pm GMT / 3pm EST / 2pm CST / 12noon PST, and can be accessed by clicking on the following URL:


Doing so will immediately prompt you to download the Zoom software we use. You will then be automatically connected to the webinar room. Whatever your position, there will be plenty of opportunity to interact with the speaker and ask your questions. Or you can simply watch and listen anonymously. I hope to see many of you there!

Humanity is cosmically special. Here’s how we know. By Howard A. Smith - November 25 2016 Excerpt: The bottom line for extraterrestrial intelligence is that it is probably rarer than previously imagined, a conclusion called the misanthropic principle. For all intents and purposes, we could be alone in our cosmic neighborhood, and if we expand the volume of our search we will have to wait even longer to find out. Life might be common in the very distant universe — or it might not be — and we are unlikely to know. We are probably rare — and it seems likely we will be alone for eons. This is the second piece of new evidence that we are not ordinary. Some of my colleagues strongly reject this notion. They would echo Hawking: “I can’t believe the whole universe exists for our benefit.” Yes, we all have beliefs — but beliefs are not proof. Hawking’s belief presumes that we are nothing but ordinary, a “chemical scum.” All the observations so far, however, are consistent with the idea that humanity is not mediocre at all and that we won’t know otherwise for a long time. It seems we might even serve some cosmic role. So this season let us be grateful for the amazing gifts of life and awareness, and acknowledge the compelling evidence to date that humanity and our home planet, Earth, are rare and cosmically precious. And may we act accordingly. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/humanity-is-cosmically-special-heres-how-we-know/2016/11/25/cd327520-b0cc-11e6-8616-52b15787add0_story.html
I like Dr. Axe's "functional coherence' concept. Dionisio
Axe: Cambridge U. Meeting Was a "Temperature Check" - November 26, 2016 http://www.evolutionnews.org/2016/11/axe_cambridge_u103312.html
Unbelievable? (Christian Radio) Is design in nature undeniable? Doug Axe vs Keith Fox Saturday 26th November 2016 https://www.premierchristianradio.com/Shows/Saturday/Unbelievable/Episodes/Unbelievable-Is-design-in-nature-undeniable-Doug-Axe-vs-Keith-Fox Doug Axe is a molecular biologist who says that his work on molecular systems convinced him that life is designed, rather than a result of unguided evolution. He lays out the evidence in the book ‘Undeniable: How biology confirms our intuition that life is designed’ and why his intelligent design conclusions got him into trouble as a researcher in Cambridge. Keith Fox is Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Southampton, and believes that evolution and Christian faith are complementary. Both Fox and Axe are Christians but with very different views on whether biology confirms or contradicts Darwinian evolution.
Jammer When Jonathan loads the Axe video, it should be here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKJ_EeoOeUtCyRT4g8OUlkQ/videos bornagain77
Is there a link to the recording? I don't have the time to watch this sort of thing live, but I'd love to listen to it as I enjoy my Saturday morning. Thanks. Jammer
There will be. Jonathan M
Is there a place online for later viewing? News

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