Monthly Archives: January 2012
|January 31, 2012||Posted by News under Evolution, Darwinism, News|
“Genetical Darwinism cannot accommodate the role of development (and of genes in development) in many evolutionary processes.”
Michael Behe on Lenski’s lambda virus: “Darwinian evolution took a little step sideways and two big steps backwards.”
|January 31, 2012||Posted by News under Darwinism, News, Cell biology|
“To me, the much more significant results of the new paper, although briefly mentioned, were not stressed as they deserved to be. “
|January 31, 2012||Posted by News under Education, Evolutionary psychology, News|
“There is a great danger that the Darwinian-reductionist cure may turn out to be worse than the relativist disease.”
|January 31, 2012||Posted by vjtorley under Intelligent Design|
In his recent review (Genome Biology and Evolution, first published online January 24, 2012, doi:10.1093/gbe/evs008) of Professor James A. Shapiro’s new book, Evolution: a view from the 21st century (2011, FT Press: Upper Saddle River, N.J.), Adam S. Wilkins expresses his disagreement with Shapiro’s decidedly un-Darwinian view that natural selection’s importance for evolution has been […]
|January 31, 2012||Posted by johnnyb under Intelligent Design|
I’ve mentioned the Engineering and Metaphysics conference a few times before. Basically, it is a conference dealing with the interaction between the nature of nature, and the nature of engineering. How does the nature of nature affect engineering? What does engineering tell us about the nature of nature? It’s somewhat of a practical followup to […]
|January 31, 2012||Posted by News under science education, News|
“Science standards that challenge some of evolution’s most glaring weaknesses have been described as “exemplary” not as intelligent design talking points.”
|January 31, 2012||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, News|
“… we don’t know enough about how life got started on Earth to be able to recognize alien life, even if it were staring us in the face.”
Nature broadcaster David Attenborough definitely renounces atheism? Thinks Darwinism is only a theory?
|January 31, 2012||Posted by News under Darwinism, Atheism, News|
“People write to me that evolution is only a theory … “What is a theory is whether natural selection is the mechanism and the only mechanism. That is a theory. “
Reviewing James Shapiro’s book, Darwinist admits: Growing number of gene scientists unconvinced by Darwinism
|January 30, 2012||Posted by News under Evolution, Darwinism, Science|
They’re not ID supporters. They just know that there is more to evolution than the Darwin lobby tells the mainstream media.
|January 30, 2012||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Darwinism, Laws, Culture, News|
vs. “Some lies just have to be told.”
|January 30, 2012||Posted by News under Laws, science education, News|
To judge from its length and detail, the assembly could pass the bill as an alternative to reading it.
|January 30, 2012||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Exoplanets, News|
“If life exists elsewhere in our solar system, it most likely would be found in water-filled subterranean environments, perhaps equivalent to those we are studying in the Bahamas.”
|January 30, 2012||Posted by News under Evolutionary psychology, News|
If evidence showed that theorists were wrong about Neanderthal man, why believe evolutionary psychologists, who have no evidence for attitudes and behaviour 70 thousand years ago?
|January 30, 2012||Posted by News under Darwinism, Culture, Media, News|
The new media landscape will be full of upsets like this, and an obvious question around here is how will that affect ID.
|January 29, 2012||Posted by News under Education, Mind, News|
The “it’s-in-the-genes” approach to genetic inheritance overlooks the fact that an inheritance of any kind is an opportunity, not a prophecy.
|January 29, 2012||Posted by News under Darwinism, Culture|
“This will allow me to redouble my efforts at developing ID’s scientific research program.”
|January 29, 2012||Posted by vjtorley under Intelligent Design|
Over at his blog, Professor Edward Feser has been writing a multi-part critique of Professor Alex Rosenberg’s bestselling book, The Atheist’s Guide to Reality: Enjoying Life without Illusions. Rosenberg is an unabashed defender of scientism, an all-out reductionist who doesn’t believe in a “self”, doesn’t believe we have thoughts that are genuinely about anything, and […]
|January 29, 2012||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Mind, News|
“Our study highlights the unexpected and dramatic consequences even subtle social signals in group settings may have on individual cognitive functioning.”
|January 29, 2012||Posted by News under Mind, Neuroscience, News|
“It also activates at other times, for example in response to pleasant photographs and happy faces.”
|January 29, 2012||Posted by News under Religion, Mind, News|
“Until now, I believed religion was a matter of faith; people had little ‘practical’ use for religion,”