How was it that a theory so poorly supported by the evidence nevertheless came to dominate the academy?
If I had written this book, I would have concluded with a final chapter that began with a verse from the book of Genesis.
You really cannot understand debates about evolution without appreciating the ego — the male ego in particular, you could argue — that is involved.
Talking with host Beatris Rusu, Dr. Meyer encourages students to recognize how pervasive philosophical naturalism is in the academy.
[Editor’s Note: This is slide 12 in a series of 14 slides available at JudgingPBS.com, a new website featuring “Darwin’s Failed Predictions,” a response to PBS-NOVA’s online materials for their “Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial” documentary.] If, as Slide 11 suggests, human origins are a mystery to Darwinian scientists, the chemical origin of life presents a far greater challenge. As Gregg Easterbrook recently wrote in Wired Magazine, “What creates life out of the inanimate compounds that make up living things? No one knows. How were the first organisms assembled? Nature hasn’t given us the slightest hint. If anything, the mystery has deepened over time.”1 Origin of life theorists have struggled simply to account for the origin of pre-biological organic Read More ›