Life Without Purpose — The Fundamental Flaw

Alan Watts, Aristotle, biology, biomolecules, Charles Darwin, CHNOPS, embryogenesis, emergence, Etienne Gilson, Evolution, From Aristotle to Darwin and Back Again, function, Galileo Galilei, Intelligent Design, Isaac Newton, life, Life Sciences, Nicolaus Copernicus, origin of life, parts, primordial soup, science of purpose, structure, telos, The Book, Thomas Aquinas, whole, Zen masters
The fundamental flaw in the conventional approach to understanding life is that we think we can fully understand the whole by looking at the individual parts. Source
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Is Mathematics Discovered or Invented?

Albert Einstein, Alexander Graham Bell, Applied Optics, Athanasios Papoulis, calculus, Carl Friedrich Gauss, error backpropagation, Euclid, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Intelligent Design, Isaac Newton, John F. Walkup, J´anos Bolyai, Karhunen–Loève Theorem, Kari Karhunen, mathematics, Michel Loève, Neuroscience & Mind, non-Euclidean geometry, Oberlin College, Papoulis-Gerchberg Algorithm, Peter Biles, plagiarism, space-variant processing, telegraph, telephone
Some think that math is invented. Evidence, though, points towards its discovery. Source
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Defining Science, and Discussing Stephen Meyer’s God Hypothesis, on Twitter

Amazon, Christianity, cosmology, Dave Farina, empiricism, Energy, Evolution, faith and science, history, humility, ID The Future, Intelligent Design, Isaac Newton, Johannes Kepler, logic, matter, Philosophy of Science, realism, reason, Return of the God Hypothesis, Robert Boyle, Stephen Meyer, TBN, theists, Twitter, William Dembski
"God is a hypothesis. What Dr. Meyer does is evaluate that hypothesis against the latest scientific evidence of the last century." Source
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The Elephant in the Science Lab

Albert Einstein, ammonia, biochemistry, biology, Carl Woese, Chemistry, DNA, electrical charge, Evolution, H2O, hydrogen, inorganic chemistry, Intelligent Design, Isaac Newton, lipids, macromolecules, model, molecular biology, molecules, oxygen, physics, proteins, purpose, RNA, science, science of purpose, Senses, Tinkertoys, water
I have been seeking to describe the science of purpose. Now it is worth getting down to the basics of what science actually is and how it works. Source
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Intelligent Design and the Regularity of Natural Law

airplane crashes, automobile accidents, cable car, chemical plant explosions, Christopher Columbus, defeat, disappointment, drownings, failure, Faith & Science, floods, Guadalupe Mountains National Park, human body, Intelligent Design, Isaac Newton, laws of nature, Michelangelo, mountains, nature, Panama Canal, physics, risk, tragedy, William Shakespeare, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The laws of nature work together to create a magnificent world of mountains and rivers, jungles and waterfalls, oceans and forests, animals and plants. Source
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Theory in Crisis? Redefining Science

American Astronomical Society, Biophysical Society, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, Dark Ages, Enlightenment, Evolution, gravity, Harvey Lodish, Intelligent Design, Is Darwinism a Theory in Crisis? (series), Isaac Newton, materialism, Modern Age, Nature (journal), Philosophy of Science, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Thomas Kuhn, Walther Nernst
Scientific revolutions are often marked by disputes over the “standard that distinguishes a real scientific solution from a mere metaphysical speculation.” Source
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Much Ado About Lactase Persistence

adulthood, Bethlehem, cattle, Darwin Devolves, Darwinian mechanism, devolution, elephants, eukaryotic cells, Evolution, genetic code, human mind, Isaac Newton, lactase, lactase persistence, lactose, loss-of-FCT, loss-of-functional-coded-element, metabolism, milk, molecular machines, mutations, nucleotides, Pennsylvania, physics, science, sugar, weaning, weather, worms
Nothing shows the feebleness of Darwinism quite so much as breathless stories about brand new results. This week the topic was “lactase persistence.” Source
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Was Darwinian Theory Based on a False Analogy to Geology?

biology, Charles Coulton Gillispie, Charles Darwin, Charles Lyell, Dean Kenyon, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Evolution, Fred Hoyle, Geology, Isaac Newton, James Hutton, James Thomson, Mrs. Humphrey Ward, Percival Davis, Peter Bowler, Physics, Earth & Space, Principles of Geology, Robert Elsmere, Robert Frost, Robinson Jeffers, Sandra Herbert, The City of Dreadful Night, The Origin of Species, Theory of the Earth, Thomas Huxley, William Shakespeare
Given the degree of discipleship for Sir Charles, Darwin fully expected to receive Lyell’s commendation for his labors. Source
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Stephen Meyer Takes Questions, Including: “Has Science Matured Past Its Christian Origins?”

"God of the gaps", Catholicism, Christianity, Dallas Conference on Science and Faith, dark energy, dark matter, ether, Faith & Science, Galileo Galilei, Hebrew Bible, Isaac Newton, John West, mathematics, Neil deGrasse Tyson, neo-Platonism, philosophy, Physics, Earth & Space, Reformation, Renaissance, Return of the God Hypothesis, scientists, theism
Granted that the early scientists were Christians, does it follow that science necessarily supports Christianity or any form of theism? Source
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