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Science Is Often Merely Politics in Another Form

An interesting column in Nature acknowledges the power nexus between "science" and the political establishment. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

Remembering Stephen H. Webb

Webb came to my attention when he published a brilliant response to an attack on Stephen Meyer and other ID advocates. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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My Debate with Michael Ruse -- Evolution as a Rube Goldberg Machine

Theory complexity is the enemy in science, and it would require volumes to explain all the details in today's theory of evolution. Cornelius Hunter
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With Wells, Gauger, and Denton, Education Day Was a Big Success; Let's Do It Again Sometime

The students got a preview of the yet-to-be-released documentary Fire-Maker, featuring Dr. Denton and his research. Janine Solfelt
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The Tully Monster -- Imagine the Gradual Evolutionary Path to This Guy

So the state fossil of Illinois is a vertebrate, kind of like a lamprey. That's all fine, but here's the problem. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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A "Nightmarish Scenario" for Darwinism -- the Curse of Non-Adaptive Order

In a delightful video conversation, biologist Michael Denton explains how to stump your Darwinist friends. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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The latest climate poll from Gallup

A record was broken in a new poll from Gallup, which found that 65% of Americans believe that increases in the earth's temperature over the last century are due more to "the effects of pollution from human activities" than to "natural causes in the environment that are not due to human activities."

Categories: Pro-Science News

Alabama retains its evolution disclaimer

At its March 10, 2016, meeting, the Alabama state board of education voted to retain a disclaimer about evolution mandated for the state's textbooks, even though the new Alabama science standards describe evolution as "substantiated with much direct and indirect evidence." 

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Grus canadensis

Panda's Thumb - Tue, 2016-03-15 00:56
Photograph by Robert Dullien. Grus canadensis – sandhill crane.... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Identifying "Academia's Bermuda Triangle"

You won't find pampered students at Yale or Brown screaming at administrators for failing to create a safe space for their confidence in evolutionary theory. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Your Personality Uploaded to a Robot Wouldn't Be "You"

Transhumanism is a materialistic religion that seeks to attain the comforts provided by faith through belief in technology as savior. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Internal Constraints vs. External Pressures: The Revelations of Evo-Devo

Internal causal factors have played a far more prominent role in the actualization of evolutionary innovations than cumulative selection Michael Denton
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"I Think We're Alone Now"

Earth as a privileged planet and humankind as a privileged species fit together well with other lines of inference. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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"Settled Science" and the Cambrian Explosion -- Geologists Weigh In

Yesterday we considered explanations of the Cambrian explosion in light of one of two new papers in the Geological Society of America Bulletin. Evolution News & Views
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In a Three-Way Radio Debate, Stephen Meyer Takes on a Chemist and a Biologist

So it was two against one, but no worries. Kudos to the pair from the University of Texas at El Paso for a civil, informative discussion. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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An Evolutionary Biologist Asks, "Really, Couldn't Have God Done Better?"

The imperative to work things out for ourselves, rather than have them spoon-fed to us, was built into the cosmic order. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
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Geologists Kick Out Props for Evolutionary Theories of the Cambrian Explosion

Leading geology association undermines common stories about when and why complex animal body plans appeared in the fossil record. Evolution News & Views
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Climate change education survey in depth

Mixed Messages: How Climate Change is Taught in America's Public Schools, a detailed report of the first nationwide survey of climate change education in the United States, conceived and funded by NCSE and conducted in collaboration with researchers at Pennsylvania State University, is now available (PDF) on-line.

Categories: Pro-Science News

Louisiana to repeal 1981 creationist law?

Louisiana's Senate Bill 156 (PDF) would, if enacted, repeal the state's Balanced Treatment for Creation-Science and Evolution-Science Act, which was enacted in 1981 and declared to be unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court in Edwards v. Aguillard in 1987. 

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Attack on science standards in West Virginia blunted

Both houses of West Virginia's legislature have agreed on a version of House Bill 4014 that would require only the review, not the repeal, of the recently adopted state science standards, according to the Charleston Gazette-Mail (March 12, 2016). 

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