Category: Intellectual freedom
|July 19, 2014||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design|
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, Darwinist rhetorical tactics, Intellectual freedom, News|
More about the “anti-science” of doubting pronouncements from scientists that just don’t sound correct.
|April 15, 2014||Posted by News under Darwinism, Intellectual freedom, Media, 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, Naturalism, News|
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 academic freedom, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, 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 academic freedom, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, 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 Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, News|
Curiously, it was another Russian, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who got it right.
|February 10, 2014||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, 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 academic freedom, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design|
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 Darwinism, Evolution, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, Origin Of Life, theistic evolution|
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 Free Speech, Informatics, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, language, Logic and First Principles of right reason, Philosophy|
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 academic freedom, Atheism, Darwinism, Education, Evolution, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design|
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 […]
|September 4, 2013||Posted by News under Canada, Intellectual freedom, News|
Just why Dawkins, who doesn’t apparently believe in free will, thinks the nanny state is a problem, is unclear. But who cares?
|August 20, 2013||Posted by johnnyb under academic freedom, Intellectual freedom|
Mark Armitage has been recently noted here on UD for having possibly been fired from his job for reporting facts that others don’t like. In a recent podcast, PZ Myers takes Armitage’s findings to task:
|June 16, 2013||Posted by News under Atheism, Culture, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design|
Why would anyone waste time on a study that demonstrates that when people are under threat, they turn to what they really believe?
|May 28, 2013||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom|
|May 26, 2013||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom|
The unfreer the nation, the more atheists?
|May 25, 2013||Posted by News under Education, Intellectual freedom|
How things have changed since the days you went to school to learn how to think.
|May 24, 2013||Posted by News under Evolution, Intellectual freedom, stasis|
Oooh, bad, bad, bad, when it might mean doubting Darwin, the greatest mind that ever accidentally evolved.