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Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution, including breaking news about scientific research, academic freedom cases, and educational policy issues. ENV also covers how the rest of the newsmedia report on the debate, offering analysis and corrections to major news stories, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at how journalists and news outlets operate when they report on this issue. Movable Type 5.12
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The Debater's Tail: Giberson Shares His Take on the Confrontation with Stephen Meyer

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As a proof of Darwinian evolution, Karl Giberson is very stuck on the curious phenomenon of babies born with what looks like a little tail. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

No, Dogs Are Not "Like Children"

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The pressure to elevate animals to our status -- which would be to actually reduce us to theirs -- continues to grow. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

Good News for the Procrastinators: Summer Seminar Application Deadline Extended Until April 30

3 min 11 sec ago
I have sympathy -- and good news -- for students who have been wanting to apply to Discovery Institute's Summer Seminar on Intelligent Design but have been too busy to do so. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Flight from the Absolute: A Heavyweight Look at the Negative Impact of Modern and Postmodern Philosophies

3 min 11 sec ago
At Discovery Institute, we are often sent unsolicited books by authors, and I must confess that we don't necessarily have time to review them all. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Intelligent Design's Utility Is Highlighted in a New Volume, Engineering and the Ultimate

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
Lead editor Jonathan Bartlett opens the volume by pointing out that the U.S. has been heavily influenced by the pragmatic philosophy of William James. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Story Time: Psychologists Show How to "Suppress" Children's Intuition of Design in Nature

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
The defense of Darwinism already centered on an avoidance strategy, dodging a direct confrontation with genuinely challenging critiques. That wasn't good enough. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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"Keep Calm and Doubt Darwin"

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
I couldn't immediately place this when I saw it on Facebook from Stephen Meyer. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

Global Warming Hysterics' War on the Destitute

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
"De-growth," Draconian Malthusianism, humans depicted as "maggots" or "cancer" on the Earth -- that's what I call a "war on humans." Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Monday at Missouri State University, Nelson Will Debate Shermer on the Rationality of Design Reasoning

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
Is it irrational to infer that the arrangement of stones at Stonehenge reflects purposeful design when we admittedly cannot say exactly by what means the stones came together as they are? Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

Latest BIO-Complexity Paper Finds that on Irreducible Complexity, Michael Behe Has Not Been Refuted

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
"Behe's concept of irreducible complexity has not been falsified by computer models." Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Science and Design: Notes from the Westminster Conference

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
This year's event featured Discovery Institute fellows Michael Behe, William Dembski, Douglas Axe, John West and others, including Vern Poythress from Westminster Theological Seminary. Donald McLaughlin http://www.discovery.org/p/611
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Flailing Blindly: The Pseudoscience of Josh Rosenau and Carl Zimmer

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
I did not watch the sixth episode of Cosmos on April 13, but I'm told that it included animations to illustrate the molecular workings of a chloroplast. Jonathan Wells http://www.discovery.org/p/41
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"In China We Can Criticize Darwin": The 1999 China Conference

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
In June 1999, Paul Nelson and I flew to Kunming in southern China to attend an International Symposium on The Origins of Animal Body Plans and Their Fossil Record. Jonathan Wells http://www.discovery.org/p/41
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Cosmos Episode 6: Science as the New Sacred, and Failed Darwinian Predictions About Insects and Flowers

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
If that doesn't make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, I suppose I don't know what will. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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"In China We Can Criticize Darwin": Prelude

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
In February 1999, I had arranged for a talk at the University of Washington for Jun-Yuan Chen, a Chinese paleontologist who was an acknowledged expert on the Cambrian explosion. Jonathan Wells http://www.discovery.org/p/41
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A Solution to the Problem of Humans: Swiss Assisted Suicide to Save the Planet!

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
Assisted suicide is not about terminal illness. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Let's Celebrate "Alfred Russel Wallace Day" on April 14!

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
Today is the anniversary of Wallace's public break with Darwin over the issue of teleology in nature. Michael Flannery http://www.discovery.org/p/471
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Today at 2 PM Pacific on the Medved Show, Stephen Meyer Will Debate Rev. Michael Dowd of "Thank God for Evolution" Fame

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
If pro-evolution pastor Michael Dowd didn't exist, it would surely be well past time for someone to invent him. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Does the Evidence Point to Mankind's Fully Natural Origin?

Mon, 2014-04-21 17:44
For all practical purposes, today's humans are orphans, seeking our roots via scraps and artifacts, many of unknown authenticity or significance. Denyse O'Leary
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"Our Professors Hate You. But Then We Go on Your Website."

Sun, 2014-04-13 04:12
World Magazine elicited this delightful and very telling anecdote from Stephen Meyer. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News