C. S. Lewis’s Prophetic Legacy on Scientism

C.S. Lewis, COVID-19, Culture & Ethics, Faith & Science, freedom, government, humans, ID The Future, intolerance, John West, lockdowns, moral relativism, natural world, physical science, planned society, Podcast, privacy, scientific progress, scientism, scientists, technocracy, Willing Slaves of the Welfare State
As an illustration, John West discusses the COVID pandemic and how that recent public health crisis revealed much of what Lewis warns against. Source
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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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Science Sunday: Is Scientific Materialism the Best Framework for Understanding Reality?

assumptions, Bill Nye, Carl Sagan, Charles Darwin, cosmos, Daniel Dennett, earth, Faith & Science, Intelligent Design, Jay Richards, material universe, materialism, Neil deGrasse Tyson, pop science, purposelessness, science, Science Uprising, scientific materialism
The voices of pop science teach us and our children that "everything, if Darwin is right, is mechanical and blind and purposeless at the bottom." Source
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Accounts from “After Death” Defeat Materialist Contentions About the Soul

After Death, Andrew McDiarmid, Angel Studios, autoscopy, death, documentary, Evidence of the Afterlife, Faith & Science, Heaven, Hell, ID The Future, illusion, Jeffrey Long, life, near-death experiences, Neuroscience & Mind, Podcast, resuscitation, soul, theatrical release, tickets
Ahead of the Friday theatrical release, our colleague Andrew McDiarmid talked with Dr. Jeffrey Long, a cancer doctor who appears in the film. Source
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Words for Wednesday! Disentangling ID from Creationism

biology, creationism, creator, designer, divine agent, earth, empirical evidence, Facebook, Faith & Science, Genesis, Hebrew Bible, intelligent agent, Intelligent Design, materialists, religious traditions, Stephen Meyer, Terminology Tuesday, universe, Words for Wednesday
Yesterday on Stephen Meyer’s Facebook page we launched the new “Terminology Tuesday” feature, with a quick read about just what we mean by intelligent design. Source
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Nature Reflects an Intelligent Design — But Also a Moral One

beauty, biochemical systems, C.S. Lewis, Christianity, Complexity, David Klinghoffer, Divine Hiddenness argument, divine image, evil, Faith & Science, fine-tuning, food, free choice, George Ellis, Good, humans, information, Intelligent Design, Irreducible Complexity, laws of nature, life after death, lifespan, living cell, Nancey Murphy, nuclear weapons, physics, physiological systems, Templeton Prize, universe
Human beings must have freedom of choice if our actions are to have any meaning beyond the impersonal and predictable outcomes governed by the laws of physics. Source
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The Miracle of Man: Reflections on the Westminster Conference

biology, Brian Miller, digital camera, Emily Reeves, Engineering, Faith & Science, fine-tuning, genetics, Howard Glicksman, human beings, human vision, ID The Future, Intelligent Design, mankind, Mark Garcia, Michael Denton, Michael Egnor, paleontology, philosophy, physiology, Podcast, skeletal joints, Steve Laufman, The Miracle of Man, theology, vision, Westminster Conference on Science and Faith
Dr. Miller gives a brief summary of his talk on the fine-tuning of human vision. We’ll be doing a full episode with him on that subject soon. Source
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Are Near-Death Experiences Science Now?

After Death, Angel Studios, Angels, Bruce Greyson, Carol Zaleski, death, experiencers, Faith & Science, Gary Habermas, Heaven, immortality, Jesus, Medicine, Michael Egnor, Minding the Brain, near-death experiences, Neuroscience & Mind, neurosurgeons, nurses, Otherworld Journey, Oxford University Press, psychiatrists, shoelaces, spaghetti, The Human Soul
The laughter has died down? Good. It was modern medicine — not religion — that created the hard evidence for credible near-death experiences. Source
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