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Discovery Institute Evolution News & Views
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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In materialist neuroscience, metaphors pass for metaphysics. Michael Egnor
I known, I know, it's only a movie. If you've seen it then I hope that the following will make perfect sense to you. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
These iridescent jewel-like flyers, that adorn our gardens and sip from our feeders, give more evidence of design than we were previously aware. Evolution News & Views
The mainstream media sure do love anti-human exceptionalism. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
A conceptual morass besets neuroscience. Michael Egnor
"Earthlike exoplanets" are a favorite subject of science and popular media reporting. Daniel Bakken
Scientists sent a drill to the lowest depths under the sea ever reached, and found a surprise: living organisms. Evolution News & Views
I'm reminded of a phrase from one of my favorite songwriters, Paul Simon, in "The Boxer": "I've squandered my resistance for a pocket full of mumbles." Michael Egnor
The late Richard John Neuhaus famously wrote this of bioethicists. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Here are five resources on science and faith you might want to include in your gift-giving this month. John G. West http://www.discovery.org/p/18
Newly Discovered Convergent Genetic Evolution Between Bird and Human Vocalization Poses a Severe Challenge to Common Ancestry
Everyone is familiar with the striking ability of certain birds (such as parrots) to vocalize speech, much as humans do. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Sentences that convey different ideas may have similar structures, but when we write a sentence we start with the idea, not the sentence structure. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
Intelligence, as denoted in "artificial intelligence," corresponds roughly to what Aristotle meant by intellect and will. Michael Egnor
We knew the nucleus had to be organized into compartments with particular chromosomes taking up particular regions. Ann Gauger http://www.biologicinstitute.org/people
It's long been known that the Cambrian explosion isn't the only explosion of organisms in the fossil record. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
That would be Eric Metaxas, who combines illumination with much amusement. Evolution News & Views
The past five months, I've been trying to change the head gasket on a 2001 Chrysler PT. Rob Sheldon
For materialists, the metaphor of memory for computer storage of electronic representations has become metaphysics. Michael Egnor
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The Biology of the Second Reich reveals the previously neglected ideological and scientific roots of World War I. Evolution News & Views
"If you had heard an idea like this at an evolution meeting, it could have passed as something that was a bit kooky, but maybe not wrong." David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Antievolutionists Say the Darndest Things
Antievolutionists often express outrage over alleged incivility from those who oppose their efforts to evade the establishment clause of the First Amendment. But they have no difficulty in dishing out the abuse themselves. Here is a sample from the Invidious Comparisons thread that documents egregious behavior on the part of the religious antievolution advocates.
Darwinian evolution with its blind watchmaker thesis makes me think of a great battleship on the ocean of reality. Its sides are heavily armored with philosophical barriers to criticism, and its decks are stacked with big rhetorical guns ready to intimidate any would-be attackers. In appearance, it is as impregnable as the Soviet Union seemed to be only a few years ago.