Science is on the move. It is slowly morphing from observing nature to embodying naturalism.
The attribution of superpowers to coming generations of AI machines has entered self-parody territory.
“It’s quite plausible” is treated as equivalent to evidence, eliding the question of how exactly we come to “consciously believe” anything.
The Matrix, the first episode, was a fun movie. But as a description for reality? Please.
“I nearly jumped out of my shoes,” Wesley reports. I think I would, too.
Protein chemist Doug Axe responds in characteristically incisive fashion to a typical silly instance of science reporting.
This is indeed cutting-edge research. Given that, did you wonder if they’d bring evolution into it? Of course they do.
Materialist philosopher Joseph Carter denies the existence of teleology in nature, but he is mistaken.
There is much to agree with in Yale University clinical neurologist Steven Novella’s recent article on the p-value.
As I noted yesterday, Joseph Carter wrote a fatuous essay in which he denies purpose in the universe and does an amusing dance around the implications that follow.