The very first Seminar, held in July 2007, had twelve enthusiastic students and gave us a solid start.
The rule, as he explains, is arbitrary. True, the designing agent inferred by ID theory is not directly observable, but neither are the elementary particles.
Computer methods of analyzing mutations are widely used because they are generally accurate. They do not suddenly lose their accuracy when I cite them.
The purpose of the conference is to explore the evidence of cosmology and biology, weighing the strength of what Stephen Meyer calls the God Hypothesis.
Theorists hope to alleviate a deficiency in Shannon information theory, which dealt only with the structure of a communication, not its semantics.