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Why Bioethics Should "Fail"

Julian Savulescu represents all that I find so objectionable about the mainstream bioethics movement. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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#9 of Our Top Ten Evolution Stories of 2014: The Ham-Nye Creation Debate: A Huge Missed Opportunity

After watching the debate, I was reminded of what attracted me in the first place to the approach to investigating origins represented by the theory of intelligent design. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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#10 of Our Top Ten Evolution Stories of 2014: A Stunning New Illustration of Intelligent Design in the Cell

The staff of Evolution News & Views wish you a merry Christmas and a happy New Year! Evolution News & Views
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Are men idiots?

Panda's Thumb - Mon, 2014-12-22 23:51
That is, are male members of the species Homo sapiens idiots? No, but according to a recent article, they are more likely to be idiots than women are. The only thing surprising about this conclusion is that it is so unsurprising. For years now, whenever my daughter or I see a bicyclist dash madly across 4 lanes of traffic, we announce to each other, “Another male trying to improve the gene pool.” We are uncertain... Matt Young http://www.mines.edu/~mmyoung
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Virginia's Questions for Atheist Santa

In a mall in Madison, Wisconsin, five-year-old Virginia hops up on the lap of Atheist Santa, the jolly old elf from the reality-based community. Michael Egnor
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In Nature, Two Cosmologists Chide Other Cosmologists for Lack of Testable Evidence

On the multiverse, string theory, and more, two reputable astronomers take their colleagues to task for engaging in fact-free speculation. Evolution News & Views
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Court Declares Orangutan "Non-Human Person"!

Indifference is the enemy of maintaining a righteous society and there is nothing funny about erasing human exceptionalism. Wesley J. Smith http://www.nationalreview.com/human-exceptionalism
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Paper Suggests Catch 22: Neo-Darwinism Faces Either a Massive Molecular Clock Misfire, or a Major Biogeographical Conundrum

Molecular clocks are notoriously unreliable indicators of a lineage's evolutionary age. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Steven Novella Doesn't Trust His Computer One Bit

A Yale clinical neurologist drinks the Artificial Intelligence Kool-Aid. Michael Egnor
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Congratulations to Patricia Kelley

NCSE is pleased to congratulate Patricia Kelley — a professor of geology at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington, and a member of NCSE's Advisory Council — on her selection as one of four Outstanding Professors of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

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Groundless Annual Ritual of ID Self-Congratulation

Panda's Thumb - Fri, 2014-12-19 20:46
(Reprinted from Recursivity.) As each year draws to a close, we can expect being treated to the annual ritual of self-congratulation by intelligent design advocates. Why, they have accomplished so much in the last year! The movement is simply overflowing with ideas! And honest, god-fearing people! And real scientists! And publishing successes! Not at all like those dogmatic, liberal, communistic, intolerant, censoring, Nazi-like evolutionists! 2014 is no different. Here we have the DI's official clown,... Jeffrey Shallit http://www.math.uwaterloo.ca/~shallit
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How Sex Is Like Fireworks

When sperm meets egg, something wonderful happens: "It is beautiful to see, orchestrated much like a symphony." Evolution News & Views
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Anti-NGSS bill dies in Michigan

Michigan's House Bill 4972, which would, if enacted, have required that Michigan's "model core academic curriculum standards shall not be based on the Next Generation Science Standards," died in the House Committee on Education when the legislature adjourned on December 19, 2014.

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A voice for evolution from Leeds

The chorus of support for the teaching of evolution continues, with a position statement on evolution from Leeds Museums and Galleries.

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Leading Evolutionary Scientists Admit We Have No Evolutionary Explanation of Human Language

It's difficult to imagine much stronger words from a more prestigious collection of experts. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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Brains on Fire: Dr. Steven Novella Explains, "The Mind Is the Fire of the Brain&quot

In materialist neuroscience, metaphors pass for metaphysics. Michael Egnor
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Interstellar Unwittingly Argues that Permitting Design Inferences Is Necessary to Good Science

I known, I know, it's only a movie. If you've seen it then I hope that the following will make perfect sense to you. Casey Luskin http://www.discovery.org/p/188
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According to New Research, Hummingbirds Have More Tricks Up Their Shoulder Bones

These iridescent jewel-like flyers, that adorn our gardens and sip from our feeders, give more evidence of design than we were previously aware. Evolution News & Views
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Disappointing news from Scotland

The Scottish government rejected the proposal to ban the teaching of creationism in publicly funded schools in Scotland, according to the Glasgow Herald (December 16, 2014). The head of Curriculum Unit at the Learning Directorate told the newspaper, "I can ... confirm that there are no plans to issue guidance to schools or education authorities to prevent the presentation of creationism, intelligent design or similar doctrines by teachers or school visitors. The evidence available suggests that guidance on these matters is unnecessary."

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