Monthly Archives: October 2005

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Design in Biology

Furthermore, David C. Stove, in his Darwinian Fairytales wrote about Design in Biology: “We would all say, because we all know it to be true, that calculating-machines, automobiles, screwdrivers and the like, are just tools or devices which are designed, made, and manipulated…

Perception of Divine Purpose

In the book “Character Is Destiny“, Senator John McCain and Mark Salter, in their fourth book together, profile 36 biographies, including Nelson Mandela, Joan of Arc and Charles Darwin. After quoting Darwin in relation to the richness and diversity of life on Earth,…

Teleology in Biology

David C. Stove, in his Darwinian Fairytales wrote about Teleology in Biology: “Talk about certain things being done ‘for the sake of’ something or other, is plainly just as teleological as talk about ends, goals, or purposes.” p. 190 “Darwinians have always owed…

The Irony of Atheism

Dembski at Uncommon Descent quotes Barbara Forrest from her article “The Possibility of Meaning in Human Evolution,” Zygon: Journal of Religion & Science 35.4 (Dec 2000), 861-889 However, religion cannot help us find meaning in any honest sense unless it can assimilate the…

ID, an Argument from Ignorance but Darwinian Ignorance is Bliss

One of the popular arguments that DesignDeniersâ„¢ like to trot out against Intelligent Design is, “ID is an argument from ignorance” . The DesignDeniersâ„¢ use this argument to criticize ID for not having enough imagination. In other words, just because Design theorists can’t…

Wesley Elsberry’s Straw Man Argument: Intelligent Design Needs to Know The Designer

Back in April of this year I challenged Wesley Elsberry on the need to know the designer for ID. On his forum he writes “Basically, I’m pointing out that the claimed analogy between known designers with whom we have experience and unknown designers…

Creationism’s Trojan Horse by Darwinists

Uncommon Descent highlights a lawsuit by Attorney Larry Caldwell, President of Quality Science Education for All, officials of the National Science Foundation. Lawsuit Alleges that Federally-Funded Evolution Website Violates Separation of Church and State by Using Religion to Promote Evolution Kudos to Mr.…

Eugenie C. Scott at The Abrams Report

The current historical developments can not be excluded from the full picture. The new generation of scientists (and their parents) needs to be aware of the novel and refreshing “Critical Analysis of Evolution“. This a vital and current scientific history worthy to be…

Academic Freedom at the University of Idaho

Telic Thoughts had a link to this article Drawing a Line in the Academic Sand. I like to comment on this quote from the President of University of Idaho. “Because of the recent national media attention on the issue,” reads President Timothy P.…

Avida, hasta la vista

Jonathan Wells has a post over at ID the Future commenting on Darwinists at Michigan State University’s Avida program. Zimmer quotes several of the Michigan State researchers. One of them is philosophy professor Robert Pennock, who said: “More and more of the features…