The quest for truth has never been easy, and has on more than a few occasions been known to make one unpopular.
Unfortunately, religion has infected science and the result is bad religion and bad science.
Wallace broke with Darwin and became, arguably, the founding father of modern intelligent design theory.
Cross-posted at Discovery Blog. Senator John McCain signing autographs after his speech on foreign policy at the Seattle Westin Hotel. “Defcon,” the Campaign to Defend the Constitution (such a high sounding name!), put out a press release and blog post this week that attempted to sandbag Sen. John McCain, criticizing him for speaking to a Seattle policy luncheon today where Discovery Institute was one of the “co-presenters”. Defcon scolded McCain for attending an event in which Discovery was involved and for thereby “lending credence (sic) to this organization”. Defcon called on McCain to cancel the speech. At the definitely un-cancelled event today I asked Sen. McCain if he had heard of Defcon. He hadn’t. Defcon is a creature of Fenton Read More ›
National Geographic recently posted “Francis Collins: The Scientist as Believer,” an interview by John Horgan. The interview is nearly all about religion, but I have two comments touching on evolution.