Tag: empirical science
Did Nathan Lents Refute Design?
Today our knowledge of the eye’s design is far more detailed. Particularly striking are the incredible mechanisms at the molecular level.
Squirrel Acrobatics Amaze Scientists
The other day, walking down a tree-lined street, we were startled by a sudden crash and scramble at our feet.
Honoring Richard Lewontin, Famed Evolutionary Biologist and Sometime Critic of His Own Field
The quote for which Lewontin has become best known appeared in his 1997 review of a book by Carl Sagan.
When “Science” Becomes a Cult
The problem comes when, in order to win our acceptance, double-talk is used to pretend that a cult is something other than what it is.
Why Should a Baby Live?
My title is adapted from a 2012 article by two philosophers, Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva.