A More Sensible Solution to Religious Bias in Science

One of the key expert witnesses for the ACLU in the Dover trial was Barbara Forrest, a Professor of Philosophy at Southeastern Louisiana University. She recently authored a paper entitled “Understanding the Intelligent Design Creationist Movement: Its True Nature and Goals,” (May 2007) in which a major theme is that, since nearly all of the […]

Jack Russell Terriers and Cockroaches: A Challenge to Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins reviewed Mike Behe’s new book The Edge of Evolution in the June 30 New York Times Book Review. Dawkins offered no surprises. Much of the review was simply a sneer: I had expected to be as irritated by Michael Behe’s second book as by the first. I had not expected to feel sorry […]

Dembski, West Make Olasky’s Book List

WORLD Magazine Editor in Chief Marvin Olasky is a reader whose impeccable taste is matched only by his voracious appetite. In the last seven years he has noted around 400 “books worth reading,” and now he has culled them down to 100 favorite books from July 2000 to now. William Dembski’s Signs of Intelligence and […]

Sean Carroll Fails to Scale The Edge of Evolution (Part IV): Mistaking Protein Sequence Similarity for Natural Selection

[Editor’s Note: This is Part 4 of a 4-part response. The full response can be read here.] In Part I of this series, I discussed Sean Carroll’s misrepresentations of Michael Behe’s arguments in The Edge of Evolution. Part II exposed a citation referenced by Carroll which, rather than refuting Behe, actually confirms him. Part III […]

Dawkins Attacks Behe in New York Times, But Where’s the Science?

Perhaps the most striking feature of Richard Dawkins’ The God Delusion is its lack of science. I had thought that this was an anomaly, but Dawkins’ New York Times review (out Sunday) of Michael Behe’s The Edge of Evolution: The Search for the Limits of Darwinism is the same patchwork of fallacies devoid of science […]