Watch: Michael Behe Corrects Darwin’s Detour with a Cumulative Case for Intelligent Design

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For thousands of years, the design of life was acknowledged by scientists and non-scientists, philosophers and physicians, religious and non-religious. Source
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Darwinism and Scientific Totalitarianism: John West’s Darwin Day in America

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The afterword, on “Totalitarian Science,” published in 2015, shows John West as a prophet of things to come. Source
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Application of ID: Leveraging Design Triangulation to Anticipate Biological Redundancy

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In previous posts, I’ve covered how neo-Darwinism can make biological redundancy more confusing than it should be. Source
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Do We Live on a Privileged Planet?

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Yes, rainbows are beautiful, but are they good for anything? Indeed, they have been very important for science. Source
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Diatoms, an Evolutionary Mystery, Come into Nano-Focus

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The jewels of the microbial world, when seen with new nano-scale imaging techniques, look like Gothic cathedrals. Source
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Jordan Peterson Springs the Trap of Scientism

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There’s a gaping God-shaped hole in both Krauss and Peterson’s particular ways of spinning all this. Source
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When Darwinism Reigns, “The Pyramid Is the Point”

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The Darwinian view encourages a way of interacting with others where the aim is to “humiliate [one’s] lesser brethren, just to remind them who’s boss.” Source
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