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Darwinism : Just Another Magic Show

Is it so hard to do science without the obligatory infusion of Darwinian fairy tales into everything? Apparently so. Take a look at this quote from the journal Chemical Senses, From the evolutionary standpoint, the ability to taste starch or its oligomeric hydrolysis…

Darwinian Evolution Means No Change Over Time

Everyone agrees evolution is a fact if we define it as change over time. Darwinism on the other hand extends that change to common descent through novel mutations. But what happens when there is no novel mutations over billions of years, well that’s…

Darwin’s Other Doubt

That said, it occurred to me that Charles Darwin voiced a deeper doubt, of relevance to all of Meyer’s critics. In a letter to William Graham on July 3, 1881, Darwin wrote: Nevertheless you have expressed my inward conviction, though far more vividly…

Junk Darwinism Not Junk DNA

An integrated encyclopedia of DNA elements in the human genome This is just one of many scientific papers that have come out as a result of the ENCODE (Encyclopedia of DNA Elements) project discovering functions in the “non-coding” region of human DNA. ID…

Darwin’s Dilemma

I am looking forward to watching Darwin’s Dilemma.

How P.Z. Myers Does Science?

A few weeks ago PZ defended his religion of Darwinism in the post Darwin and the vermiform appendix. PZ Myers is a Darwinian Prior, who refuse to allow silly things like facts stand in the way of his worship of atheism. So when…

Exciting Books in 2007

Bill pointed out some exciting upcoming new books on ID. Let me add to his list Science’s Blind Spot: The Unseen Religion of Scientific Naturalism by Cornelius G. Hunter Bill’s list: THE EDGE OF EVOLUTION by Michael Behe THE DESIGN OF LIFE: DISCOVERING…

Dolphin Extra Fins Are Evidence of Design

TOKYO — Japanese researchers said Sunday that a bottlenose dolphin captured last month has an extra set of fins that could be the remains of back legs, a discovery that may provide further evidence that ocean-dwelling mammals once lived on land. — AP…

When is a Skeptic not a Skeptic?

Krauze at TT posted this comment from Michael Shermer of Skeptic Magazine. You’re saying that somehow, the first, very simple cell, was actually incredibly complex. Yeah, well, where’s the evidence for that? I mean, where’s the fossil evidence for that? You can’t just…

Neanderthal is Still an Evolutionary Dead End

This Current Biology article, Revisiting Neandertal diversity with a 100,000 year old mtDNA sequence, Neanderthal and humans have no evolutionary connection. This is the latest study among others in the past that confirms the distinct human ancestry from Neanderthal.