The Professor and the Madman
Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik may be a madman, but his ideas for eugenics come from an Ivy League evolutionary biologist, Lee Silver.
Fundamentalist Christian or Deranged Social Darwinist?
The media establishment botch the story about Norwegian mass-murderer Anders Behring Breivik’s ideology.
Astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez on the Habitability of Gliese 581d
Is exoplanet Gliese 581d habitable? We ask an expert, astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez.
Intelligent Design on the Rise Among Scottish University Students?
A new study may suggest a growing awareness of the intelligent design movement among university students in Scotland.
Mike Behe Visits Glasgow
Last night, I watched as Mike Behe presented a talk at Glasgow Caledonian University’s Carnegie Lecture Theatre. The lecture was titled, Darwin or Design – What Does the Science Really Say?. The event was organized by the Centre for Intelligent Design UK (event website here). The lecture theatre was filled almost to capacity (about 500 people). Behe was on form, presenting a powerful cumulative, yet accessible, case for design in biological systems. He presented the bare bones of his two core theses, articulated and defended in Darwin’s Black Box and The Edge of Evolution. Behe talked his audience through some of the criteria which we use — as part of our everyday experience — to come to the conclusion of Read More ›