Revealed: The Mystery Scientist Who Will Speak at Our Dallas Conference, February 20

Casey Luskin, Center for Science & Culture, Darwinists, Discovering Intelligent Design, Discovery Institute, doctorate, Evolution, foresight, fossil record, geologists, Human Origins, humans, Intelligent Design, Marcos Eberlin, Melissa Cain Travis, science and faith, Science and Human Origins, Stephen Meyer, Texas, universe, William Dembski
If you’re like me, you’re not good with patience — so I can finally deliver some relief. Source
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Dallas Conference on Science & Faith: In Person or Livestream

attendees, CDC, COVID-19, Dallas Conference on Science & Faith, Denton Bible Church, Department of State Health Services, Events, Faith & Science, fossil record, Human Origins, Intelligent Design, Marcos Eberlin, Melissa Cain Travis, Stephen Meyer, Texas, tickets, volunteers, William Dembski
Those who choose to join in person will find that we are taking every reasonable precaution to protect our attendees, volunteers, and staff. Source
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Darwinism, Storytelling, and the Futurist ET Myth

2001: A Space Odyssey, Africa, Bible, Charles Darwin, Christianity, Culture & Ethics, Darwinian materialism, domino, English literature, Flannery O’Connor, futurist ET myth, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, H.G. Wells, human brain, Human Origins, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Jacques Derrida, John Milton, John Updike, Michael Keas, monolith, quantum leap, Robert Ardrey, Roland Barthes, science fiction, Stanley Kubrick, Texas, The Territorial Imperative, The Time Machine, Unbelievable?, weapons
The implication is clear: the alien monolith has somehow bequeathed to him and his little tribe a sudden quantum leap in brain power. Source
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Doctor’s Diary: Evolution in the Country of the Blind

anatomy, animals, apes, atheists, babies, birth canal, Brazilian Academy of Sciences, childbirth, chromosomes, Creativity, DNA, ductus arteriosus, earthquake, Ecuador, foresight, H.G. Wells, heteropalindromes, human evolution, human exceptionalism, Human Origins, humans, Intelligent Design, invention, Marcos Eberlin, Minnesota, orphan genes, oxygen, P.Z. Myers, parable, Periodic Table, phenotypes, Richard Dawkins, The Country of the Blind, Tree of Life
Fans of H. G. Wells are probably familiar with his 1904 short story, “The Country of the Blind.” Source
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Evolution Can’t Explain Sexual Modesty; Why Not?

anthropology, Antifa, Arabian babbler, bird species, Culture, Darwinism, décolletage, dress, Evolution, evolutionists, Hays Code, Human Origins, humans, I Love Lucy, intimacy, leading lady, Lucy and Ricky Ricardo, materialist science, melodramas, nudism, police, Portland, protests, sex, silent films, speech, Yitzchak Ben Mocha
Darwinism is supposed to be a universal theory about biological diversity advancing through reproduction. Could such a basic observation be beyond its scope? Source
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Lancet Hydroxychloroquine Paper Scandal Illustrates Scientific Bias, Not Only in Medicine

Atheism, censorship, confirmation bias, coronavirus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, Evolution, Evolution News, human evolution, Human Origins, hydroxychloroquine, Indiegogo, James Todaro, Latin America, LinkedIn, Macroevolution, malaria, materialism, Medicine, Michael Behe, Microevolution, Neurodynamics Flow, origin of life, Sapan Desai, scientific culture, Surgisphere, The Guardian, The Lancet, The New England Journal of Medicine, World Health Organization
If you’ve ever wondered how much of high-stakes science is politicized, reflecting the ideological views of the scientists involved despite all their insistences to the contrary, look no further than this. A blockbuster paper in the leading British medical journal, The Lancet, reported increased mortality associated with the “controversial” malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, being tested for use against COVID-19. Why would a malaria drug, of a value that has yet to be determined, be controversial? You already know the answer: it’s because of the identity of the medicine’s biggest cheerleader. He Looked Them Up on LinkedIn In briefest terms, scientists drew on shady data from a previously obscure company, Surgisphere, operated by a skeleton crew with a questionable Internet profile. Having won the approval of the journal’s expert peer reviewers, they…
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A Disappointing Decade for the Study of Human Evolution

Addis Ababa, anagenesis, ancient DNA, Ann Gauger, annus horribilis, Associated Press, Australopithecus afarensis, Australopithecus anamensis, Berhane Asfaw, Bernard Wood, BIO-Complexity, David H. Koch Hall, Denisovans, Ethiopia, genetic diversity, germline mutations, gradualism, Günter Bechly, Homo sapiens, human evolution, Human Origins, Mark Grabowski, Nature (journal), Ola Hössjer, paleoanthropology, population genetics, primates, punctuated equilibrium, Single-Origin Couple, Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Magazine, Tim White
The 2010s was a bad decade for the study of human evolution. Smithsonian Magazine recently published an article titled “These are the Decade’s Biggest Discoveries in Human Evolution.” It opens by saying: Human evolution is one of the most vibrant areas of scientific investigation. In the past decade we’ve seen many discoveries that add to our understanding of our origins. To mark the 10th anniversary of the Smithsonian’s “David H. Koch Hall of Human Origins,” here are some of the biggest discoveries in human evolution from the last 10 years. What are the big discoveries of the decade? Did they reveal new and compelling evidence that humans evolved from lower primates? Some of these big discoveries actually turn out to be instances where the evidence for human evolution weakened, and the rest…
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Reader Seeks Intelligent Design in a Nutshell

animals, biological novelty, cosmic fine-tuning, Discovery Institute, DNA, Evolution, Evolution News, homology, Human Origins, humans, Intelligent Design, Long Story Short, molecular machines, natural selection, origin of life, origin of the universe, PragerU, Stephen Meyer, The Information Enigma, Videos
A reader writes to ask: I have always had a few nagging doubts about natural selection. I have watched a few videos and downloaded some books by key ID people but I have still not found **a brief summary** of the main evidence against natural selection and for ID. Most of the videos are WAY too long and meander all over the place. You really need to sharpen things up so we can see all the KEY points gathered in one place for everyone to access. “Meander all over the place”? Well, I hope not. And from my own experience I disagree. However, I appreciate the request for a really concise presentation of the evidence for ID and the evidence against the sufficiency of natural selection for explaining all biological…
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