Archive for the ‘Intelligent Design’ Category

Creationism and Church Attendance

It turns out that Young Earth Creationists are still around, at least according to some Christianity Today figures. This should not come as a surprise to anyone, really, since many churches still teach Young Earth theories over and against the multitude of scientists who would say such beliefs are utter...
December 14th, 2011 | Culture, Featured, Intelligent Design, Religion | Read More

Classics for the Contemporary Christian: Digging into Darwin

Darwin’s Dead and He Ain’t Coming Back…or so the Christian bumper sticker says. Personally, my favorite is the one of the Jesus fish eating the upside-down mutant fish with legs labeled ‘Darwin’. In the Jesus vs Darwin showdown, apparently survival of the fittest is true...
February 3rd, 2010 | Art & Literature, Book Reviews, Intelligent Design, Religion, Science | Read More

Deconstructing Darwin

Those who are surprised that a movie about Charles Darwin’s struggle to complete On the Origin of the Species raised controversy in the U.S. haven’t spent much time following the mundanity of the culture wars.  In this country, we’ve created entire industries based on the tit for tat public battles...
January 22nd, 2010 | Film, Intelligent Design | Read More

How much wood can a woodchuck chuck…

… and how long before the Sierra Club stages a protest? A group of environmentalists was appalled to find evidence of an illegal logging operation in a Polish nature reserve this fall. When the activists discovered a neat stack of twenty tree trunks they quickly alerted the police – hoping,...
December 12th, 2008 | Creation Care, Economics & Law, Intelligent Design | Read More

Ad Hoc Review #3

Expelled {Documentary} – Ben Stein’s new documentary Expelled is a Rorschach test for revealing people’s true feelings about intellectual freedom. Not surprising, many people–especially academic and media elites–loathe the film. While these groups often claim to value freedom...
April 23rd, 2008 | Culture, Film, In Review, Intelligent Design | Read More

10 Ways Darwinists Help Intelligent Design (Part III)

[Note: This is the third part in the list of ways in which critics of Expelled and other neo-Darwinist apologists are helping to promote the theory of intelligent design. Click here to read Part I]
April 22nd, 2008 | Intelligent Design | Read More

10 Ways Darwinists Help Intelligent Design (Part I)

Why do so many people have such difficulty accepting the theory of Darwinian (or more precisely, neo-Darwinian) evolution? Is it due to a resurgence of religious-based creationism? Or is it that the Discovery Institute and other advocates of Intelligent Design are more persuasive? I believe the credit...
April 22nd, 2008 | Intelligent Design | Read More

Cribbing in the Courts:
The Toleration of Legal Plagiarism

What do you call someone who implies original authorship of material which he has not actually created and incorporates material from someone else’s work into his own work without attributing it? His honor. Consider, for example, U.S. District Judge John Jones III. The man Time magazine hailed...
December 14th, 2006 | Intelligent Design | Read More

10 Ways Darwinists Help Intelligent Design:
Addendum — PZ Myers Proves My Point

Last week I wrote three posts listing the reasons I believe that critics of Intelligent Design (ID) are losing the rhetorical battle and helping to promote the theory. Since then at least three rebuttals have popped up claiming to show that my claim is in error. Because I ‘
August 14th, 2006 | Intelligent Design | Read More

10 Ways Darwinists Help Intelligent Design (Part III)

[Note: This is the third part in the list of ways in which neo-Darwinist critics are helping to promote the theory of intelligent design.] #8 By separating origins of life science from evolutionary explanations. ‘
August 8th, 2006 | Intelligent Design | Read More
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