I’m trying to count the number of ways that reading Google futurologist as he gushes about the “singularity” makes me feel sick to my stomach.
I helped form Discovery Institute 25 years ago and over that period, if I may use the term, it has evolved.
Nature reviews Lawrence Krauss’s new book, A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather than Nothing.
As Denis Dutton speaks, he’s accompanied by projections of cute but extremely simple if not crude cartoons illustrating his points.
Can a book that is essentially devoid of the term “intelligent design,” doesn’t talk about “specified complexity,” and makes only scant mention of “irreducible complexity,” offer an argument that is friendly to teleology in biology? A new technical book, The First Gene, edited by Gene Emergence Project director David L. Abel, shows that the answer to that question is “yes.” Materialists will not like this book because its arguments are 100% scientific, devoid of religious, political, or cultural concerns, and most importantly, compelling. The arguments in The First Gene are rooted in what Abel calls “ProtoBioSemiotics” or “ProtoBioCybernetics,” which according to Abel answers questions like: How did a prebiotic natural environment of mere mass/energy interactions generate meaningful, functional messages? How Read More ›