Author: Walter Myers III
Computer Software Sheds Light on Human and Chimp DNA Similarity
Recently I had the opportunity to hear Discovery Institute’s Stephen Meyer provide an update on the progress and current state of the theory of intelligent design.
Are Methodological Naturalism and Philosophical Naturalism the Same? A Dissent
In a previous post, I argued that methodological naturalism is a reasonable and neutral working principle limiting everyday science to natural causes.
In Refusing to Identify a “Designer,” ID Proponents Aren’t Being Coy
Each year, my students at Biola University ask the same wholly legitimate question about intelligent design.
Is There a Limit to the Number of a Designer’s Creative Acts?
Recently, I was listening to Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 3 in G Major, BWV 1068, followed a couple of days later by watching the Tom Cruise movie Oblivion. What does one have to do with the other? Well, the latter includes in the soundtrack the song “A Whiter Shade of Pale” by the 1960s English rock group Procol Harum, and it occurred to me that “A Whiter Shade” may be based on Bach. A little research revealed that the organ countermelody of “A Whiter Shade” is, indeed, based on BWV 1068. The song itself is an adaptation of Bach’s church cantata, Ich steh mit einem Fuß im Grabe (“I am standing with one foot in the grave”), BWV 156. Bach Read More ›
Review: In Mars Miniseries, Life Is Discovered on the Red Planet…in 2037!
Last month, the National Geographic Channel completed its heavily promoted six-part miniseries.