Posts Tagged by Animal minds
|July 18, 2011||Posted by David Anderson under Animal minds, Atheism, Creationism, Human evolution, Selfish gene|
Science Daily reports “A three-year international research project, directed by two academics at the University of Oxford, finds that humans have natural tendencies to believe in gods and an afterlife.” As my friend added, “This research was quite costly – they could have saved money by reading the Bible!” Link here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110714103828.htm I wonder how […]
|September 5, 2009||Posted by O'Leary under Intelligent Design|
In “Restating the case for human uniqueness,” in Spiked* (Issue 25, June 2009), managing editor Helene Guldberg reviews Not a Chimp: The Hunt to Find the Genes That Make Us Human by Jeremy Taylor (Oxford University Press 2009): She notes that Taylor sets out to argue that it is ‘as wrong as it is misguided’ […]
|March 18, 2009||Posted by O'Leary under Darwinism, Intelligent Design|
You and I are descended from the same common ancestor as many serial killers, which should warn us that common descent is obviously a poor predictor of psychology and behaviour.
|March 18, 2009||Posted by O'Leary under Intelligent Design|
Looking at the story from a traditional Christian perspective, I would pass on the question of whether Herold is a horrible person. I agree that Travis is not a horrible chimp. The very idea is an irrelevance; he is a chimp, period, and therefore not responsible for his actions.