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So What if We Killed Off the Megafauna?

Among some anti-humanists, a wistfulness for "monsters." Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Categories: Anti-Science News

Getting Ready for Russell Crowe as Noah? Read Wesley Smith's The War on Humans

It's a commonplace, but still true: Despite its pose as a counterweight to faith, materialism is weirdly like a religion. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

Today's Antidote to Cosmos: Stephen Meyer on the Big Bang

It's only when the scientific details are elided or distorted, or creatively reimagined, that materialism can still stand up in light of what we now know. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

It's a Saving Grace that Coyne and Other New Atheists Are Such Lousy Students of Human Nature

At Why Evolution Is True Jerry Coyne rebukes the National Center for Science Education for being too chummy with religious people. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

Free Speech at Ball State: Let's Have It in Writing, Please

Let's hope that Senator Kruse and his colleagues go into their meeting with a healthy skepticism, and that they insist on public answers to their questions. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

What's Happening Over at the Battle of Ball State? Well ...

BSU president Jo Ann Gora plans to meet with Indiana legislators to discuss her speech-ban policy on intelligent design. Meanwhile, the Muncie Star Press weighs in. Joshua Youngkin http://www.discovery.org/p/501
Categories: Anti-Science News

Paul Nelson and Joel Velasco Will Debate the Tree of Life; Event to Be Live-Streamed

With the usual debate categories scrambled, the interchange promises to be very interesting. Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

Cosmos Scrubs Religion's Positive Influence from the History of the Scientific Revolution

Materialists project a religion-friendly image because popular culture expects it, while at the same time they make arguments to erode religious belief. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Categories: Anti-Science News

Still Time to Register for the Westminster Conference on "Science and Design"!

Behe, Axe, Dembski and other leading figures in the intelligent-design community are coming to the Philadelphia area, April 11-12. Evolution News & Views
Categories: Anti-Science News

Bill O'Reilly Talks with the Washington Post About Intelligent Design

"There's an Intelligent Design in the universe that created the human race." David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

They Left This Out of Cosmos: Newton Saw Nature as a "Cryptogram Set by the Almighty"

Watching Episode 3, I thought of John Maynard Keynes's summary of the relationship of Isaac Newton's science to his religious beliefs. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Categories: Anti-Science News

Now It's Newton: Ideology Continues to Trump History in Cosmos

Isaac Newton went much farther than modern intelligent design theory. He argued that the astronomical evidence points inexorably to the God of theistic belief. Jay W. Richards http://www.discovery.org/p/9
Categories: Anti-Science News

Can We Solve the Mystery of the Origin of Life by Creating Life in the Lab?

Origin-of-life projects continue to head off in dozens of directions to nowhere. Denyse O'Leary
Categories: Anti-Science News

Congratulations to Zack Kopplin

Zack Kopplin

NCSE is delighted to congratulate Zack Kopplin, recently named as the winner of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's 2014 Howard K. Schachman Public Service Award.

Categories: Pro-Science News

Uncommonly Dense Thread 5

AE Public Forum - Thu, 2014-03-27 18:14
Post by Richardthughes
Quote (damitall @ Mar. 27 2014,11:20) Quote (Learned Hand @ Mar. 27 2014,17:06)Now you're just ducking the issue.
There's a joke in there somewhere about the bill, but I can't be bothered to think of it.
How do you make a duck into a great soul singer?



....



Put him in the microwave until his bill whithers.
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Uncommonly Dense Thread 5

AE Public Forum - Thu, 2014-03-27 16:20
Post by damitall
Quote (Learned Hand @ Mar. 27 2014,17:06)Now you're just ducking the issue.
There's a joke in there somewhere about the bill, but I can't be bothered to think of it.
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Uncommonly Dense Thread 5

AE Public Forum - Thu, 2014-03-27 16:06
Post by Learned Hand
Now you're just ducking the issue.
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A Separate Thread for Gary Gaulin

AE Public Forum - Thu, 2014-03-27 15:51
Post by Jim_Wynne
The funny and/or frightening thing about all of this AI stuff is that GG, at some point way up the thread, claimed that his program is creating *actual* intelligence and not simulated or artificial intelligence.  

Paraphrasing Charles Babbage, I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke that sort of thinking.
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Uncommonly Dense Thread 5

AE Public Forum - Thu, 2014-03-27 14:04
Post by k.e..
Quote (Learned Hand @ Mar. 27 2014,16:54)I think that's what they call a "typical turnabout accusation," with a side of straw man dipped in the oil of red herring and set alight with the flame of persecution.
If it walks like a canard and talks like a canard its a canard.
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A Separate Thread for Gary Gaulin

AE Public Forum - Thu, 2014-03-27 14:02
Post by k.e..
N. Wells said Quote More importantly, you need to document the existence of molecular intelligence, to show that your bug has any relevance to real animals and the origins of intelligence, and so forth.

Gary has failed on all those counts AND KEEPS MOVING THE GOALPOSTS.

Gary's Goalpost moving Galloping Gibberish.
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