Mimesis and Identifying the Intelligent Designer

atheists, biology, Chemistry, climate change, creative activity, entertainment, Evolution, Faith & Science, high school, human beings, intelligent activity, Intelligent Design, materialists, mimesis, music, non-fiction, Patrick T. Brown, philosophy, popular fiction, René Girard, The Free Press, thick desire, thin desire
We are social creatures, meant to be together. That means social pressure is real and can be intense. Source
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Why Free Will Denial Is Self-Refuting

action potentials, Alain Aspect, Anton Zeilinger, atheists, brain states, cellular metabolism, chance, Chemistry, Culture & Ethics, determinism, Evidence, fluid dynamics, free will, government, Jerry Coyne, John Clauser, John Stewart Bell, Justice, logic, Love, marriage, meat robot, molecules, morality, neurochemistry, neuroscience, physics, Physics, Earth & Space, relationships, spilled ink, truth
The only "scientific" basis for the denial of free will is determinism, the theory that every change in nature is determined prior to its occurrence. Source
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Human Rights and the Image of God

Amsterdam, atheists, Christianity, Confession of Faith, Declaration of Independence, England, equal rights, Faith & Science, Friedrich Nietzsche, Great Britain, Houston Christian University, human nature, image of God, Intelligent Design, Judaism, Luc Ferry, Museum of the Bible, Puritans, Richard Rorty, struggle for existence, The Will to Power, Westerners
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights.” Source
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Comparing Design Evidence in Physics Versus Biology — Is One Stronger than the Other?

Aaron Zimmer, Atheism, atheists, Big Bang, biology, cosmological constant, Darwinian theory, Elie Feder, Evolution, evolutionary history, fine-tuning, fossils, ID The Future, Intelligent Design, life forms, mathematics, multiverse, Paul Nelson, physical constants, physicists, physics, Physics to God, Physics, Earth & Space, Podcast, Return of the God Hypothesis, Stephen Meyer, Steven Weinberg, unguided processes, universe
The multiverse is nakedly an attempt to save atheism from science. Darwinian theory is less nakedly so. Source
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The Problem of Pain: Julian Huxley, Magnus Carlsen, and the Meaning of Life

Atheism, atheists, Charles Darwin, chess, chessboard, Evolution, Faith & Science, fossils, Intelligent Design, Julian Huxley, Lex Fridman, Magnus Carlsen, Meaning, meaning of life, meaninglessness, Norway, origin of life, Origin of Species, pain, paleontologists, religion, Thomas Henry Huxley, University of Chicago
In a conversation with Lex Fridman, Magnus Carlsen betrays no sense of empathy for how his view that life is an accident might negatively impact others. Source
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Postcard from São Paulo: Intelligent Design Sung to a New Tune in Brazil

Adauto Lourenço, Ann Gauger, atheists, Brazil, Brazilian Academy of Sciences, Brazilian Society for Intelligent Design, Brazilian Society of Intelligent Design, debates, Doubts About Darwin, Douglas Axe, Enézio de Almeida Filho, English, epigenetics, Evolution, fine-tuning, Fomos Planejados, Heleno Hauer, ID Bird, Intelligent Design, Jonathan Wells, Juan Manuel Torres, Kelson Mota, Luiz Felipe Pondé, Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Marcos Eberlin, Michael Behe, molecular machines, Philip Johnson, Portuguese, Ricardo Marques, São Paulo, Spanish, Stephen Meyer, teoria do design inteligente, Tom Woodward, William Dembski
The theme of the conference was familiar to us, but I’d like to think that we’ve heard it sung to a new tune in more ways than one.  Source
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Luskin: Book Banning? Woke Forces Know All About That; They Practiced on Us

academic freedom, adults, atheists, Big Tech, book banning, book burning, Books, Casey Luskin, censorship, classrooms, conservatives, creationism, curricula, Dawkins Test, Dover Area School District, Evolution, free speech, geologists, government, Homosexuality, Intelligent Design, Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District, liberals, media, misinformation, natural selection, News, News Media, Of Pandas and People, Parents, Pennsylvania, progressives, racial injustice, Richard Dawkins, scientific literature, students, The Daily Wire, United States, wokeness
"Those 49 words — suggesting that students consult a library book if they wanted to learn more about a scientific idea — were too much for the thought police." Source
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James Tour Focused on Science, Dave Farina on Character Assassination: So, Who Wins?

Alexander Vilenkin, atheists, Avi Loeb, biology, character assassination, Charles Lineweaver, Chemistry, Christoph Adami, Darwin-skeptics, Dave Farina, David Berlinski, Denis Noble, Discovery Institute, enzymes, Evolution, genetic fallacy, Ian Tattersall, Inference (journal), James Shapiro, James Tour, Jean-Pierre Luminet, Jeremy England, Lawrence Krauss, Lee Cronin, Life Sciences, Martin Rees, Noam Chomsky, polymers, polynucleotides, polypeptides, Professor Dave, Professor Dave Explains, proteins, Richard Dawkins, RNA, specified information, The Workhorse of the Cell
Professor Dave’s attacks undercut his credibility as a spokesman for his own view. If he had the truth on his side, there’s no reason he would behave this way. Source
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