Happy New Year! #1 Story of 2020: Biology Journal Demands Government Censorship of ID

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What if major technology companies shy from censorship? Then the government should take aggressive action: “Make them.” Source
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Meyer: For the Scientific God Hypothesis, Next Year Will Be Pivotal

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Conceding that churches and synagogues aren’t “essential businesses” was a devastating admission for many professional religious leaders to make. Source
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From Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Advice for Intelligent Design Dissidents

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Solzhenitsyn’s basic advice is simply not to participate with lies, and to refuse to speak what one does not believe. It’s unnervingly relevant counsel. Source
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Is Fine-Tuning “More Extreme” in Biology or Cosmology?

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As authors Thorvaldsen and Hössjer say, “Biology is inherently more complicated than the large-scale universe and so fine-tuning is even more a feature.” Source
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Despite Darwinists’ Cancel Culture, Intelligent Design Has a Breakthrough in Biology Journal

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The article survived peer-review and was accepted for publication despite the open hostility of the journal’s top editors! Source
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Darwinism as Hegelian Dialectics Applied to Biology

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Nineteenth-century Darwinism was much more than a revolutionary scientific theory. Source
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Andrew Sullivan, Meet Richard Sternberg

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This is another illustration of what Michael Egnor and others have said: intelligent design was the “canary in the coal mine” when it comes to cancel culture. Source
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Censors Claim Teachers “Advocate Evolution” More Now Than in 2007 — Don’t Believe It

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How likely are biology teachers with doubts about Darwinism to participate in a survey by an organization instrumental in attacking Darwin-doubting teachers? Source
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Bari Weiss Knows What ID Scientists Already Knew

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Advocates of intelligent design have experienced the lengths to which upholders of the “predetermined narrative” will go to punish dissent. Source
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Here’s How We Get Around the Wikipedia Roadblock

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Something has gone seriously wrong in our culture. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, strict, arbitrary, and undemocratic dictates for the law-abiding, and a free-for-all for those who sow chaos disguised as “protest,” you have to wonder what will come next. In these mad times, Discovery Institute’s mission — to advance creativity over destruction — has never seemed more urgent. I want to suggest a way that you can join us in that. However, there’s a time limit: to help, you need to act by the end of Tuesday, June 30. Many Americans are isolated from others. At the same time, the King’s Highway of news, information, and inspiration — social media and other online sources — is increasingly blocked. Facebook, Google, and Twitter no longer hide their bias and censorship.  Newcomers…
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