The Two Types of Atheists
I find much the same distinction is to be made, incidentally, regarding religious believers who fancy themselves critics of other faiths.
Haught v. Coyne: The Debate of the Century (Not)
“If you’re smart you know that there’s no such thing as angels, but there is such a thing as evolution.” And more of this nature.
Protecting “Public Intellectual Life”
“Progressives” in science and other fields increasingly deal with serious opponents by belittling them and ruling their arguments out of order.
Stephen Meyer on Coast to Coast Tonight
Tonight Stephen Meyer will be on Coast to Coast with George Noory. Dr. Meyer will be on from 11:00 pm to 2:00 am PT, and as an extra incentive for our readers who aren’t night owls, the show promises to “discuss recent discoveries in cell biology which support intelligent design and reveal that digital computers and living cells are operating on the same principles.” To find an affiliate station in your area and tune in, click here.
Phillip Johnson and William Provine on Focus on the Family
Recently Focus on the Family aired part one of a two-part series on evolution. Reaching back into the archives, they played selections from a 1994 debate between intelligent design advocate Phillip Johnson (U.C. Berkeley) and Darwin-defender William Provine (Cornell). One thing in particular struck me: ID advocates are often accused of wanting to push ID into the public high school classroom. Yet even in this early debate, Phillip Johnson clearly notes that ID advocates would be happy just to see Darwinism taught fairly with both its strengths and weaknesses made clear. And, more importantly, ID advocates would like to see the academy open up to discussion of intelligent design — not primarily the high school classroom. You can listen to Read More ›