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Discovery Institute Evolution News & Views
Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution, including breaking news about scientific research, academic freedom cases, and educational policy issues. ENV also covers how the rest of the newsmedia report on the debate, offering analysis and corrections to major news stories, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at how journalists and news outlets operate when they report on this issue. Movable Type 5.12
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There's already an element of the fairy tale in the beguiling Darwinian story of evolution. Evolution News & Views
Now it seems that limits to evolution have become an argument for evolution. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
They explored how the nematode worm C. elegans orients itself to the earth's magnetic field. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
Casey Luskin talks about ID research at Biologic Institute, where scientists are testing the cooption model of the evolution of new proteins. Evolution News & Views
We affectionately call this the "Judge Jones Said It, I Believe It, That Settles It" approach to ID. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
The pro-Darwin media love to print triumphalist articles, declaring on the thinnest of evidence that "creationists" are deathly scared of the latest science. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
If I were Jindal and a reporter questioned me about my state's "anti-science" education policy, here's what I would say. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Fossil extinction rates are smoothed over tens of millennia, whereas today's extinction rates are spiky. Rob Sheldon
It's worth noting how certain ideas tend to hang together. David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
I believe that we are in the midst of a broad push, across different sectors of society, to make suicide more palatable and normalized. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
Following a moving target in near darkness: just one example of natural visual feats performed by the smallest animal brains. Evolution News & Views
Seeking to Vilify Doubters, New York Times Now Opts for "Denier" Over "Skeptic "
It is disturbing to see so highly regarded a newspaper embrace intimidation, calling it "accuracy." David Klinghoffer http://www.discovery.org/p/209
Unlike materialists, who MUST find a naturalistic explanation for everything in nature, intelligent design is without bias. Evolution News & Views
You may have noted that one of the sources of the claim is Paul Ehrlich. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
I am both pleased and disturbed by the Pope's encyclical. Michael Egnor
Stephanie Keep, editor of Reports of the National Center for Science Education, is all atwitter about what she calls "science denialism." Donald McLaughlin http://www.discovery.org/p/611
The Indiana University evolutionary biologist is an often-scathing critic of the abuse of natural selection in biological explanation. Paul Nelson http://www.discovery.org/p/45
I follow transhuman comings and going, often with great amusement. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
A computer model mimics Darwinian evolution and offers a solution to how flatworms regenerate missing parts. Is it innovation by blind processes? Evolution News & Views
Antievolutionists Say the Darndest Things
Antievolutionists often express outrage over alleged incivility from those who oppose their efforts to evade the establishment clause of the First Amendment. But they have no difficulty in dishing out the abuse themselves. Here is a sample from the Invidious Comparisons thread that documents egregious behavior on the part of the religious antievolution advocates.
Darwinian evolution with its blind watchmaker thesis makes me think of a great battleship on the ocean of reality. Its sides are heavily armored with philosophical barriers to criticism, and its decks are stacked with big rhetorical guns ready to intimidate any would-be attackers. In appearance, it is as impregnable as the Soviet Union seemed to be only a few years ago.