Bill Dembski reflects and summarizes his work in intelligent design (ID), science and culture, and education. Dembski engages with some of the opposing views from his own blind spots and those of others.
Discussed at the [March 13] conference: Does our universe point to God? Do molecules show evidence of foresight? Were humans produced through an unguided evolutionary process or by intelligent design?
On this ID the Future, intelligent design pioneer William Dembski talks with host Rob Crowther about his return to the intelligent design arena and what he’s been up to during his time away from the front lines of the ID movement.
Egnor: I agree that design in nature is an effective challenge to materialism. But I also believe that the mind refutes materialism in a rather straightforward way—and in much the same way that evidence of intelligent design in biology refutes materialism…
The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) folk should induct ID theorist Bill Dembski into their Hall of Fame because he literally wrote the book on The Design Inference and that’s the idea that keeps them going.
Dembski might also be leaving Facebook for the same reason: Too much censorship and news management.
Some people have made things happen, some responded to what was happening, while others are still asking, “What happened?”
The conversation with Fred Skiff, chair of the physics department at the University of Iowa examines why information is the most basic object of study in science and how Conservation of Information naturally leads to the conclusion that intelligence is the ultimate source of information.
Bill Dembski’s 2nd chapter of a book on miracles is now on line. One wonders whether scam vs. no-scam is even the right question in many cases. Perhaps what we should be asking is, how much of what is happening can be accounted for by the well-documented—and quite real— placebo effect?