Category Archives: intelligent design

Science and Faith: Friends or Foes? Part 1 of 3

[The following commentary is provided by a friend of this blog who wishes to remain anonymous. He has stated flatly that were his views on religion made public, it would harm his business with the locals. The workshop he critiques … Continue reading

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Podcast #114 – Robert Bentley Is Not Your Brother

Alabama’s new governor Robert Bentley has wasted no time courting controversy.  On his inauguration day (which also happened to be federal Martin Luther King Day holiday), Bentley spoke at a church and artlessly proclaimed that non-Christians were not his “brothers … Continue reading

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Podcast #112 – Bluegrass Edition

The great Commonwealth of Kentucky has gotten itself in the news on several counts–none of them good. 1. It’s bad enough that Answers in Genesis’ Creation “Museum” in northern Kentucky is prospering.  It’s worse that AIG plans to expand, building … Continue reading

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Teach the controversy: Russian edition

We’ve gotten used to hearing that Creationism and Intelligent Design are peculiar to the United States.  Other places, especially Europe, not so much. Unfortunately, that is changing.  There’s increasing pressure from religious factions in the United Kingdom, and Australians continue … Continue reading

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Mr. Deity and the Science Advisor

More great vids this morning. My favorite online video series and my favorite curmudgeonly blogger–what’s not to love?

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Bob Wright on the Behe Brouhaha: Mea Culpa

I know I’ve posted about this a couple of times before, but this onion keeps growing new layers.  Over the weekend, bloggingheads.tv Robert Wright (The Evolution of God) posted a conversation with science journalist George Johnson, in which Wright offers … Continue reading

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More fallout from the Behe bloggingheads.tv brouhaha

How to deal with Creationists and Intelligent Design proponents?  It’s a bit of a Catch-22: one the one hand, unless we consistently, frequently and forcefully confront their nonsense, we might give them free rein to convince the general public that … Continue reading

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The Behe brouhaha at bloggingheads.tv

Boy, what a soap opera this has turned out to be. Late last week, linguist and conservative pundit John McWhorter recorded a segment for bloggingheads.tv (bhTV) with Michael “Irreducible Complexity” Behe.   A credulous–even gushing–McWhorter, who is a self-admitted nonbeliever, … Continue reading

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Ben Stein loses NYT gig, grip on reality

Ben “Bueller…Bueller…” Stein has been let go from his biweekly gig writing a financial column for the New York Times, ostensibly because of his commercial work for a website called FreeScore.com and the associated (perceived?) conflict of interest.  Now, normally … Continue reading

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Podcast #61 – Adventures in Cobb County

“Ufologist” and Young Earth Creationist Gary Bates of Creation Ministries International presented “Aliens, UFOs and the Bible” on July 18th at the Sewell Mill Baptist Church in Marietta, GA.  We (John and Allison) were there, but the building did not … Continue reading

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