Category: Intellectual freedom
|November 12, 2014||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, News|
As it will to every other controversy.
|November 8, 2014||Posted by News under Darwinism, Creationism, Culture, Intellectual freedom, News|
Sorry, it’s no secret: You can have conformity or creativity; not both.
|July 29, 2014||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, News|
He has such difficulty calling the new “Shut up, they explained” culture what it is: Mediocrities with tenure, thugs in office, and cowards on the Board.
|July 26, 2014||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, Climate change, News|
The article offers damning specifics about how universities and science organizations apply completely different standards, depending on politics
|July 24, 2014||Posted by News under Science, Culture, Intellectual freedom, News|
Enough squawking can make almost anything controversial, and that was what happened. Then the editors swooped.
|July 21, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Intellectual freedom, News|
Actually there IS a cure.
|July 20, 2014||Posted by News under Darwinism, Intellectual freedom|
Mims: The ruination of the legacy of a once great magazine
|July 19, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Intellectual freedom|
Without the usual nuttery. As Ross Pomeroy tells it, Feynman was a jerk where women are concerned, except when he regarded them as colleagues. Ashutosh Jogalekar, who penned the article at Scientific American, described having a similar reaction to Feynman’s “casual sexism,” which also manifested in more than just social arenas. But, he noted, though […]
|June 4, 2014||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, News|
At one time, a standard test of whether a young person would benefit from a university education was the ability to hear and respond to challenging material.
|June 3, 2014||Posted by News under Culture, Intellectual freedom, News, Darwinist rhetorical tactics|
More about the “anti-science” of doubting pronouncements from scientists that just don’t sound correct.
|April 15, 2014||Posted by News under Darwinism, Media, Intellectual freedom, News|
But students, why ARE you reading the paper anyway? Just ask PZ, Sage of Morris, Minnesota, what to think.
|April 10, 2014||Posted by johnnyb under Intellectual freedom, News, Naturalism|
Thought you all might be interested in a new essay of mine on whether or not we should teach our students methodological materialism.
|April 8, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Intellectual freedom, academic freedom, News|
High culture is firmly in the hands of people who believe that our brains are shaped for fitness, not for truth, and fitness is the doctrine of Shut Up.
|April 7, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Intellectual freedom, academic freedom, News|
Materialism (and a bunch of other isms) simply haven’t performed as promised. Usually, the people they’re trying to shut up are saying so.
|March 16, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Intellectual freedom, News|
Curiously, it was another Russian, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who got it right.
|February 10, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Intellectual freedom, News|
Trust us, the backstory is better than Hollywood, and includes a scientist’s elastic efforts to associate himself with a Nobel Peace Prize.
|January 20, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Intellectual freedom, academic freedom|
Evolution News & Views is holding a Censor of the Year contest, featuring hot ticket contenders and asking you to nominate your own.
|December 17, 2013||Posted by DLH under Evolution, Intelligent Design, Darwinism, theistic evolution, Origin Of Life, Intellectual freedom|
Or does the observed biochemical complexity imply design? Dr. Granville Sewell finds: Intelligent design theories gaining steam in scientific circles “The debut at #7 on the New York Times best seller list last July of Stephen Meyer’s new book Darwin’s Doubt is evidence that the scientific theory of intelligent design (ID) continues to gain momentum. […]
|November 17, 2013||Posted by DLH under Philosophy, Intelligent Design, Informatics, Free Speech, Intellectual freedom, language, Logic and First Principles of right reason|
Random Brain Waves Save Free Will? The debate continues with a new publication. But the new study by Han-Gue Jo and colleagues of Freiburg makes a strong case that the “RP” is not really a ‘thing’ at all. They say that, in the two seconds before a button press, you see both negative and positive […]
|September 12, 2013||Posted by DonaldM under Education, Evolution, Intelligent Design, Darwinism, Atheism, Intellectual freedom, academic freedom|
By now, I’m sure most of you have heard about the academic freedom controversy surrounding Ball State University and the investigation of physics professor, Eric Hedin (pronounced he-deen). Discovery Institute’s Evolution News and Views has published several stories over the past few weeks, most notably this, this, this and this. (Articles on the entire saga […]