Monthly Archives: December 2006

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Ed Brayton shares the Christmas spirit with PZ Myers

Dawkins and the Religion Petition PZ, you really are just about the biggest asshole I have ever known, and you are lying through your teeth. What I have defended in private, and will do so in public is well, is that my post…

National Center for Science Education Asked to Spy for the Government According to Congressional Report

One of the most disturbing revelations of the recent congressional investigation into the Smithsonian’s persecution of Richard Sternberg is the behind-the-scenes role of the pro-Darwin lobbying group the National Center for Science Education (NCSE). Spying was only part of the NCSE‘s role. According…

Intelligent Design Research Lab Highlighted in New Scientist

An article in the latest issue of New Scientist highlights the exciting work of scientists at the Biologic Institute, a new research lab conducting biological research and experiments from an intelligent design perspective. While writer Celeste Biever can’t suppress her visceral pro-Darwin bias…

Off Topic

I will be away from the computer for about a week as I celebrate the birth of our savior and just wanted to wish all of my friends here a very Merry Christmas. Thank you for allowing me to participate at Teleological blog…

Richard Dawkins at it Again! (surprise, surprise!!)

Well, Richard Dawkins is at it again. This time he’s up in arms over an organization called Truth in Science over in the United Kingdom. Here’s a letter to the editor that RD put in The Guardian. From The Guardian Creationism in the…

Dr. Sternberg’s civil and constitutional rights were violated by Smithsonian officials.

Smithsonian Scientist Demoted for Views Critical of Darwinian Evolution The House Government Reform Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources has issued its official report on the investigation into the harassment and discrimination against biologist Dr. Richard Sternberg. (for more background…

Judge Jones Federal Ruling on Intelligent Design Was Copied from ACLU

The CSC¨wrote in its Nota Bene for Friday 15 Dec 2006, The key section of the widely-noted court decision on intelligent design issued a year ago on December 20 was copied nearly verbatim from a document written by ACLU lawyers, according to a…

Atheism, Not Science Verses Religion

I am going to offend a few people who read this blog. My intention really is not to offend anyone. I am not being deliberately provocative. I am simply worried. I am going to worrying out loud. I am going to deal with…

Sam Harris on How to Build a Straw Man and Other Fallacies

Sam Harris, author of The End of Faith and the just out Letter to a Christian Nation (L2CN) has a remarkable capacity for constructing straw men. Indeed both his books are filled with total misrepresentations of views with which he adamantly disagrees. I…

ID and Interventionism

This is a repost of an older submission which was lost. It is presented as a resource to answer the recurring question “does ID require intervention by the designer?” If, by chance, it should ever come up that ID requires miracles or direct…