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Listen: Why Scientific Materialism Is No Match for Truth, Beauty, and Goodness


On a new episode of ID the Future, David Klinghoffer speaks with Dr. Ann Gauger, biologist and Director of Science Communication for Discovery Institute’s Center for Science & Culture, about her recent article for Evolution News, “The Transcendental Treasury of Truth, Beauty, and Goodness.”

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These abstract concepts don’t derive from the material world, yet we feel impoverished without them; they’re the foundations of a life worth living. Materialistic evolutionary explanations for truth, beauty, and goodness fall flat. Some even reduce them to mere illusion. It takes a designer who knows truth, beauty, and goodness to explain what we all know: They’re really real.

Image: Girl with a Pearl Earring, by Johannes Vermeer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.