The post-Dover narrative favored by the Darwin Lobby has it that ID’s education policies were defeated, and it’s been nothing but loss after loss for us ever since.
The past 5 to 10 years have been a boom period for pro-ID scientific research and peer-reviewed scientific publications.
I have often read papers, published in reputable journals, that I thought should not have passed through peer-review.
Someone had asked Hook what he’ll say if, when he dies, he finds that counter to his belief when still alive, there’s a God after all waiting to greet him.
In a peer-reviewed paper titled “Evidence of Design in Bird Feathers and Avian Respiration,” in International Journal of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics, Leeds University professor Andy McIntosh argues that two systems vital to bird flight–feathers and the avian respiratory system–exhibit “irreducible complexity.” The paper describes these systems using the exact sort of definitions that Michael Behe uses to describe irreducible complexity: [F]unctional systems, in order to operate as working machines, must have all the required parts in place in order to be effective. If one part is missing, then the whole system is useless. The inference of design is the most natural step when presented with evidence such as in this paper, that is evidence concerning avian feathers and Read More ›