Category: Intellectual freedom
|September 4, 2013||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, Canada, 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 Intellectual freedom, academic 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 Intelligent Design, Culture, Atheism, Intellectual freedom|
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.
|May 24, 2013||Posted by News under Philosophy, Intellectual freedom|
Thought crime: Nagel really got their noses out of joint by sympathizing with theorists of intelligent design.
|May 7, 2013||Posted by DonaldM under Education, Biology, Intelligent Design, Darwinism, Legal, Courts, Laws, Constitution, Creationism, Culture, Intellectual freedom, Evolutionary biology, science education, academic freedom|
Slate.com is all upset that repeal of the Louisiana Science Education Act of 2008 was was rejected yet again in a 3-2 vote in the State Senate. 19 year old Rice University Student Zack Kopplin has been leading the charge to get this “outrage” done away with once and for all, with help from the […]
|November 8, 2012||Posted by James Barham under Education, Video, Intellectual freedom, academic freedom|
Denyse O’Leary has a piece that may interest UD readers at TheBestSchools.org: Readers may remember Ben Carson, the gifted neurosurgeon who failed Political Correctness 101 at Emory University and then gently but pointedly attacked PC in his commencement address. Carson’s sin was to point out that Darwin’s theory of evolution offers no firm basis for […]
|October 1, 2012||Posted by News under Culture, Intellectual freedom, News|
Just another reason why the News desk here rarely or never uses Wikipedia as a source.
|August 18, 2012||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, News|
A correct understanding of which is becoming critical.
|July 15, 2012||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom|
It’s not that the Common Dreams folk don’t have topics for criticism, but that they don’t have a philosophical position from which criticism could be meaningful or morally compelling.
|June 14, 2012||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Darwinism, Intellectual freedom|
And now they have to persecute everyone who did.
|May 14, 2012||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Neuroscience, Intellectual freedom, News|
“many evolutionists — from Darwin to the present — have argued and are still arguing precisely the point that Dr. Carson was highlighting”
|April 29, 2012||Posted by kairosfocus under Education, Philosophy, Culture, Atheism, Intellectual freedom, Popular culture, science education, ID Foundations, Science, worldview issues/foundations and society|
In the ongoing Methodological Naturalism thread, at no. 66, Dr Matzke is on record: massive observational evidence and the logic of our understanding of natural laws rules say that that miracle thing can’t happen. In short he holds that the laws of nature forbid miracles. (And recall, here, we are speaking about the late publicist […]
|April 25, 2012||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, Darwinism, Intellectual freedom, News|
In “What Is the Best Way to Deal With Supernaturalists in Science and Evolution?”(Huffington Post , April 16, 2012), University of Chicago microbiologist James Shapiro, suggests, Thirty years ago, I was at a conference in Cambridge, England, to celebrate the centennial of Darwin’s death. There, Richard Dawkins began his lecture by saying, “I will not […]
|April 16, 2012||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, News|
It’s not that there isn’t an anti-ID blogosphere (yes, there is, and it’s huge), but …there is no Blog of Record.
|March 29, 2012||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, News|
And after you read this, you will never ever try selling chocolate almonds for charity at work again.
|March 28, 2012||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, News|
He kept his mouth shut about ID? But that makes no difference once they knew he wasn’t just a stooge.