Category: Intellectual freedom
|May 7, 2013||Posted by DonaldM under academic freedom, Biology, Constitution, Courts, Creationism, Culture, Darwinism, Education, Evolutionary biology, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, Laws, Legal, science education|
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 academic freedom, Education, Intellectual freedom, Video|
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 Darwinism, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design|
And now they have to persecute everyone who did.
|May 14, 2012||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, Neuroscience, 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 Atheism, Culture, Education, ID Foundations, Intellectual freedom, Philosophy, Popular culture, science education, 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 Darwinism, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, 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.
|March 9, 2012||Posted by News under Intellectual freedom, News, Science|
“Eventually, other geologists joined his cause and filled in the intricate details, …”
|March 6, 2012||Posted by News under Culture, Darwinism, Intellectual freedom, News|
“Most folks in scientific fields, faced with the fear that Darwinists seek to instill, keep quiet about their Darwin doubts.”
|March 5, 2012||Posted by O'Leary under Darwinism, Intellectual freedom, News|
“Scientists at Raoult’s lab say they wouldn’t want to work anywhere else.”
|February 19, 2012||Posted by News under Biography, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, News|
What would become of Newton at the hands of a British science czar like Beddington who advocates that scientists be “grossly intolerant”?
|January 17, 2012||Posted by News under Culture, Free Speech, Intellectual freedom, News|
… to protest government interference in the Internet
|November 25, 2011||Posted by News under Cosmology, Intellectual freedom, Intelligent Design, News|
Tax-supported science gets taken over by new atheist viewpoints, according which any explanation is acceptable except fine-tuning or design.
ID Foundations, 10: Alfred Russel Wallace takes on the attitude and assumptions behind methodolical naturalism
|November 16, 2011||Posted by kairosfocus under academic freedom, Atheism, Culture, Darwinism, Education, ID Foundations, Intellectual freedom, Philosophy, science education|
(Series) Alfred Russel Wallace is the all but forgotten co-founder of modern evolutionary thought. His major book reveals a bit of why, right from the title and sub-title: The World of Life: a manifestation of Creative Power, Directive Mind and Ultimate Purpose. In short, Wallace was a design thinker, and in fact he was also […]
|October 11, 2011||Posted by O'Leary under Intellectual freedom, News|
“policy authority for Internet-related public issues is the sovereign right of states.”