|March 26, 2015||Posted by kairosfocus under Atheism, brains and computation vs contemplation, Darwinist rhetorical tactics, Religion, Science, worldview issues/foundations and society, Selective Hyperskepticism|
In a recent UD thread on evidence vs selectively hyperskeptical dismissal, AS has been challenging that “religious” belief [= theism as worldview, worked into way of life] is ill founded, lacks evidence beyond testimonials, and the like. (Such is not new, already at UD I have had occasion to rebut his blanket dismissals of religious […]
|March 12, 2015||Posted by News under Naturalism, Religion|
Here at Evolution News & Views: Another claim we hear, from celebrity skeptic Michael Shermer for example, is that science — and he of course includes Darwinian mechanisms for evolution in that category — is objective knowledge that will save us from superstition. But in the United States, a 2007-2008 Baylor University survey reported that […]
|February 1, 2015||Posted by News under Culture, Intelligent Design, News, Religion|
just when we don’t need it. I am hearing this, but I cannot easily accept that a human mouth said it.
|January 28, 2015||Posted by Eric Anderson under Atheism, Philosophy, Religion|
I rarely set foot in a bookstore, having long ago succumbed to the Amazon.com convenience. But Saturday my son had an urge to buy some comic books — and he had to have them now. He waited semi-patiently, with regular reminders throughout the day of his desire — nay, his urgent need — to go […]
|December 21, 2014||Posted by News under Atheism, Culture, Intelligent Design, News, Religion|
Yes, but not by as much as you think.
|December 14, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, News, Religion|
Maybe the government will fund God 2.0 for mental health and environment reasons?
|December 7, 2014||Posted by News under News, Religion|
Researchers: enhances and synchronises inherent cardiovascular rhythms
|November 16, 2014||Posted by News under Medicine, Mind, Neuroscience, News, Religion|
This isn’t really much of a surprise. The link between spirituality/religion and improved health is well established.
|November 16, 2014||Posted by News under News, Religion, Science|
Unbelievable? Scientific evidence versus religious belief – Jonathan McLatchie & Elliot George debate
|November 10, 2014||Posted by News under Darwinism, Evolution, News, Religion|
Trivia is what they do best. Maybe what they do only, in some cases.
|November 9, 2014||Posted by News under Darwinism, News, Religion|
Of course not, and even the spiky blue airhead on cable TV can’t make it so.
|November 9, 2014||Posted by News under Culture, Darwinism, Intelligent Design, Religion|
There will be Christians and there will be Darwinists and all shades of belief hither and yon, but Christian Darwinism is, conceptually, a big loser.
“Naturalism or Christian Theism: Where Does the Evidence Point?” TreeSearch Founder Blake Giunta Debates Justin Schieber
|November 4, 2014||Posted by Jonathan M under Naturalism, Probability, Religion, Science|
I want to draw readers’ attention to a great debate that recently took place at the University of Texas at Dallas, between Blake Giunta, the founder of a recently-developed online apologetics resource called “TreeSearch“, and Justin Schieber, the host of the Reasonable Doubts radio show and podcast. Blake posted a postmortem review of the debate at his […]
|November 2, 2014||Posted by News under Darwinism, News, Religion|
So the church in its struggles to avoid the two ends of the spectrum eventually cobbled together a compromise solution.
|October 29, 2014||Posted by News under Darwinism, Naturalism, News, Religion|
Rousselle: Wait, what? The Church published an encyclical 64 years ago saying exactly what Pope Francis said yesterday? You don’t say!
|October 19, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, News, Religion|
See, it’s true that a lot of these ID people ARE Christians (ghost jumps out of sheet, whoooshes past everybody. Gee wow. Did something happen and I never knew it?)
|October 5, 2014||Posted by News under Atheism, News, Religion|
Can anyone help the rest of us understand how new atheism got so mired in sex scandals? Please, no names, no pack drill, just the general outline?
|September 14, 2014||Posted by News under Intelligent Design, News, Philosophy, Religion|
Philosopher Lydia McGrew explains and defends the idea of divine timelessness, disagreeing with William Lane Craig.
|September 7, 2014||Posted by News under Extraterrestrial life, News, Religion|
I can’t rest till I find out. 😉
|August 24, 2014||Posted by News under Evolutionary psychology, Intelligent Design, News, Religion|
But why did she ever? It’s the sort of theory that sounds cool but lacks substance and data.