“I was pitched to debate Sam Harris. That didn’t come off. I’m a bit sorry that didn’t happen.”
The movie will be in theaters for three nights only in November, and will feature a conversation between Dr. Lennox and Stephen Meyer following the screening.
As of January 2020, Jonathan M. is now Dr. Jonathan McLatchie. He earned a PhD in evolutionary biology from the Biosciences Institute at Newcastle University.
Peter Atkins is right that science can answer the biggest question we can ask. His problem is that he doesn’t like the answer science provides.
I recently picked up Galileo’s Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science by Oxford chemist Peter Atkins. It’s a 2003 book, and on the plus side, it offers enjoyable and concise explanations of many important scientific theories, including some lucid diagrams explaining Einstein’s ideas about relativity. In his chapter on evolution, Atkins boldly states, “The effective prediction is that the details of molecular evolution must be consistent with those of macroscopic evolution.” (pg. 16) I’m willing to accept that “prediction.” However, Atkins unfortunately goes on to dramatically overstate the evidence for molecular evolution by asserting, “That is found to be the case: there is not a single instance of the molecular traces of change being inconsistent with our observations of Read More ›