Is Human Psychology Better Explained by Evolution or Design?
“We are survival machines,” wrote atheist biologist Richard Dawkins, “robot vehicles blindly programmed to preserve the selfish molecules known as genes.”
Intelligent Design and the Value of Suffering
After she realized she had lost her battle with cancer, my wife Melissa wrote a letter to our children.
Another Philosopher Says the Unified Self Is an Illusion
In an interview, Julian Baggini asserted that, while consciousness is not an illusion, a unified self that persists through time is.
Michael Ruse on Purpose: The Flies in the Ointment
Ruse’s chronological snobbery might be forgiven if the claims he makes for Darwinism can be unequivocally substantiated.
Whale Song: Learning from Our Critics
A substantive argument is a lovely thing to behold, to watch or to listen to, even if punctuated (in Myers’s case) by the usual grumpy insults.