Dallas Conference: What Does “The Science” Really Say about Faith?

Andrew McDiarmid, Archaeology, Bible, Center for Science & Culture, Chemistry, Children, COVID-19, Culture & Ethics, Dallas Conference on Science & Faith, Darwinism, Exodus, Faith & Science, Geology, Howard Glicksman, human body, Intelligent Design, Irreducible Complexity, James Tour, Jonathan McLatchie, lockdowns, mandates, media, Nancy Pearcey, public health, scientists, Stephen Meyer, Steve Laufmann, Titus Kennedy, transgenderism, Vaccines
This year's conference, February 17 and 18, will tackle subjects we haven't explored before, including archaeology, transgenderism, and tech addiction. Source
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Fossil Friday: Fossil Sea Cows and the Abrupt Origin of Sirenia and Desmostylia

Afrotheria, Calvert Marine Museum, common descent, Darwinism, Desmostylia, dugongids, dugongs, elephants, Embrithopoda, Eocene, Evolution, Fossil Friday, fossil record, Ishatherium subathuensis, Jamaica, Lincoln Creek Formation, mammals, manatees, Paleocene, PaleoDB, paleontology, Pezosiren, Proboscidea, protosirenids, science, sea cows, Sirenia, sirenians, Steller’s sea cow, synapomorphies, Tethytheria, Washington State, whales
So, is every thing OK with Darwinism after all? No so fast. Actually, there are some problems that do not square well with a Darwinian scenario. Source
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A Physician’s Fantastic Voyage through Your Designed Body

biology, bodily functions, Complexity, Darwinism, evolutionary theory, gradualism, hearing, Howard Glicksman, human body, Intelligent Design, interdependent systems, just-so stories, Medicine, Pat Flynn, Philosophy for the People, physicians, Steve Laufmann, systems engineering, vision, Your Designed Body
Begin by piling up the layers of complexity in the human body — the layer upon layer of complex interdependent systems. Source
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Springtails: Wingless Arthropods that Can Fly

abdomen, Adrian Smith, Antarctica, Arthropoda, arthropods, biology, Collembola, Darwinism, Entognatha, etymology, Evolution, furcula, Georgia Tech, Hexapod Gap, hexapods, imitation, insects, Intelligent Design, Isotomurus retardatus, just-so stories, Latin, Namib desert, non-insects, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, PNAS, popcorn, Sandra Schachat, Science Uprising, South Korea, springtails, Stanford University, unfolding, Victor M. Ortega-Jimenez
The fossil record shows a “Hexapod Gap.” Unfortunately for Darwin, the two leading theories to explain the gap can be ruled out. Source
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Darwinian Racism, Past and Present

Center for Science & Culture, Cesare Lombroso, Charles Darwin, criminology, Culture & Ethics, Darwin Comes to Africa, Darwin Day in America, Darwinism, DNA, Evolution, humans, Italy, materialism, Museum of Criminal Anthropology, racial struggle, Racism, Richard Weikart, The Descent of Man, Turin, white superiority
John West discusses his experience visiting the Museum of Criminal Anthropology in Turin, Italy, and Cesare Lombroso’s racist ideas about evolution. Source
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New from Science Uprising — Artificial Intelligence, Creativity, and the Human Difference

algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, artists, Baylor University, computers, Creativity, Darwinism, Discovery Institute, Elon Musk, humanity, Jay Richards, John Lennox, kitsch, materialism, media, Neuroscience & Mind, propaganda, Robert J. Marks, science, Science Uprising, Selmer Bringsjord, spiritual reality, Stephen Hawking, Technology, totalitarianism, Walter Bradley Center for Natural and Artificial Intelligence
Creativity, not mere copying or following commands, entails thinking “outside the box.” That’s how it can surprise us with genuine novelty. Source
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Report from Australia: Sharing Design Evidence Down Under

Australia, biology, C.S. Lewis, Cambrian Explosion, cosmic fine-tuning, Darwinism, Discovery Institute, DNA, DNA and Beyond, Emmanuel College, Evolution, Gold Coast, Griffith University, Intelligent Design, John Lingelbach, lecture tour, molecular machines, pizza, Queensland, Southport, Stephen Buranyi, The Guardian, Trinity College
While I packed for my July/August speaking tour of Queensland, Australia, science writer Stephen Buranyi dropped an 11-page bombshell in London. Source
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Fossil Friday: A Fossil Butterfly Lookalike

apomorphies, beetles, Brazil, butterflies, butterflies of the Jurassic, convergence, Crato Formation, Darwinism, design pattern, Fossil Friday, fossil record, genetic predispositions, insects, Intelligent Design, Kalligrammatidae, lacewing, Lower Cretaceous, Lower Jurassic, Makarkina adamsi, Makarkina kerneri, mouthparts, natural selection, neuropterans, paleontology, science, Simon Conway Morris, Stephen Jay Gould, tape of life, University of Tübingen, wing span
An intelligent design paradigm can easily accommodate convergences as a natural consequence of a designer reusing the same ideas in different constructions. Source
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