Category Archives: Evolution

The Cambrian Explosion

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Creation, Evolution, The Courts, & Public Opinion

In the book Darwin Day in America, author John West shows how evolutionary thought, inspired by Charles Darwin and accepted by his followers, has impacted various parts of society. Far from mere biology, Darwin’s theory of random mutations filtered by … Continue reading

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Pseudo Science

There have been a few recent reports that tell us that some science journal articles were fakes. One was in Nature, one in Science, and it was reported by Fox News. The problems are facilitated by the fact that professors … Continue reading

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Ongoing Challenges to Evolution

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Reactions to Stephen Meyer’s Book: Darwin’s Doubt

I found a pretty good short blog post that centers around Stephen Meyer’s book Darwin’s Doubt. The writer starts from a good, middle of the road, practical position. You can find the post here. The post describes the reactions and … Continue reading

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Do You Act With A Purpose, Or Not?

Modern atheist evolutionists tell us that nature is completely purposeless, yet works toward an end, namely survival. For the most part this end is assumed and never questioned. Few people seem to see a conflict in the idea that nature is mindless and … Continue reading

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Scientists Say….But Do You Trust Them?

Modern culture views truth as having a gold standard, science. It measures all statements against scientific facts, accepting the ones that align with science and rejecting the ones that do not. Somewhere down the list are religious truths, which are … Continue reading

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Junk DNA, Natural Selection, and Intelligence

As I write this, there has recently been a series of news articles in the popular media reporting a large study called ENCODE, which was a $288 million-dollar study of DNA. The news articles have, in general, reported that although … Continue reading

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Aquinas, Evolution, Providence, & Chance

In Thomas Aquinas’ work titled On Truth (De Veritate), Thomas deals with whether or not the world is ruled by God’s providence, or whether all natural things happen randomly. Thomas even precedes his comments by positing a potential objector who … Continue reading

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Is Science Objective? Or Does It Have An Emotional Bias?

A. F. Chalmers has a popular book on the nature of science, What Is This Thing Called Science? In the book, Chalmers discusses all the essential views on the philosophy of science and explores how we should interpret the work … Continue reading

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Is Evolution Falsifiable?

Atheistic evolutionists have been quick to criticize the Intelligent Design movement as not being falsifiable. ID proponents such as William Dembski have responded, saying simply that if the design in nature could be duplicated without external intervention, the theory would … Continue reading

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The God Gene: John Cleese Version

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The Fruit of Hitler’s Nazis Came From What Source?

In Dinesh D’Souza’s excellent book What’s So Great About Christianity?, the author has a chapter titled A License to Kill: Atheism and the Mass Murders of History. In this chapter D’Souza responds to the popular claim of modern atheists that … Continue reading

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Is Darwinian Evolution Falsifiable?

A pretty good post over on the “Tough Questions Answered” blog. This one is about a discussion by two biochemists who disagree about the ability of e. coli to adapt under survival situations. You can find the post here. If … Continue reading

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If Evolution, Why Religion? (Part 2)

We have already posed the question, ‘If evolution, why religion?’ in a previous post. See it here. In summary, the point of that post was saying that if evolution is true, then it produced religion, and therefore religion would be … Continue reading

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Why I am Skeptical of Evolutionism

Evolution and creation in our culture today garner a lot of emotion. A cursory reading of the events surrounding the two camps tells us that both sides care very deeply for what they hold to be true. That creationists have … Continue reading

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