In Debate on Intelligent Design, Critic Cites Dragon Legend to Justify Evolution’s Failures

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It is, as Professor Behe acknowledges, a charming tale, but not very relevant as far as the details of the scientific debate go. Source
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On the Irreducible Complexity of Sperm Cells

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Human reproduction is perhaps the quintessential example of teleology in biology. Source
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Answering Farina on Behe’s Work: Bacterial Flagella

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The video complains about Behe’s “usage of terminology pertaining to machinery.” Is Farina going to charge the entire flagella community with dishonesty? Source
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The Darwin Wall Still Stands; but for How Long?

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The tyranny of Darwinism in academia does not yet allow for open exchange of ideas and debate over origins. Source
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Behe Answers Best Objections to Irreducible Complexity

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Following the philosopher Alvin Plantinga, Pat Flynn says that some of the attacks on Behe have been hysterical, but some have been more thoughtful. Source
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From Darwinists, a Shift in Tone on Nanomachines

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The shift in tone from then to now is remarkable. What happened to the awe these systems used to inspire? Source
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Bacterial Flagellum Demonstrates the Explanatory and Predictive Power of Engineering Models

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Dean Schulz investigated the design of the flagellum with a method that could be described as groundbreaking. Source
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New BIO-Complexity Paper Details Complexity of Function and Assembly of Bacterial Flagellum

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The author, Dean Schulz, an engineer with a PhD in computer science, takes a “bottom up” approach. Source
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