Tag: Charles Darwin
Darwin and Data — “Cutting the Toes to Fit the Shoe”
The popular picture of Charles Darwin casts him as the assiduous, objective gatherer of scientific data, only reluctantly reaching the conclusion he did.
Geneticist Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig on Darwinism and Gregor Mendel’s “Sleeping Beauty”
In impeding the emergence of genetics, Darwinian evolution was a science stopper, and not for the first time.
Flip-Sides of the Warfare Thesis
The Warfare Thesis holds that religion, and Christianity in particular, often conflicts with and opposes scientific advances.
“Darwin’s Dice” — Michael Flannery on the Role of Chance in Darwinian Evolution
Theistic evolutionary thinking is designed to reconcile religious believers to the denial of their own common sense.
Tom Bethell on a “Self-Defeating” Complaint about Human Exceptionalism
“Do cats or dogs think themselves superior to humans?”