The Return of Natural Theology

Brian Miller, Charles Darwin, chemicals, Energy, entropy, evolutionary theory, Faith & Science, God's Grandeur, ID The Future, Intelligent Design, materialism, materialists, multiverse, natural processes, natural theology, order, origin of life, Pat Flynn, philosophers, Philosophy for the People, Podcast, reason
Influenced by a long line of materialist thinkers, Charles Darwin proposed the mechanism of natural selection as a substitute for God. Source
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A Theoretical Biologist’s Mission Impossible: Banish Teleology While Retaining Meaning

academic politics, Chemistry, consciousness, Darwinian evolution, DNA, Evolution, genes, genetic code, information, Intelligent Design, Marcello Barbieri, materialism, Meaning, natural selection, paradigm, physics, private truth, public truth, teleology, University of Ferrara
The nonsense will cease eventually. But eventually is a long way off, if Barbieri’s dilemma is any guide. Source
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In Some Science Contexts, “Emergence” Really Means “We Don’t Know How”

Abram, Artificial Intelligence, caterpillars, consciousness, Derek Cabrera, emergence, empathy, Evolution, evolutionary theory, explanations, Genesis, intelligence, language, materialism, mind, monotheism, Neuroscience & Mind, origin of life, promissory materialism, religion, RNA, robotics, socialization, transcendental aesthetics, Yervant Kulbashian
The word often permits the improbable to be considered probable for the purposes of sounding like science without providing any. Source
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Jonathan Wells Evaluates Darwinian Evolution in New Online Course

antibiotic resistance, biology, cell biology, Darwin's Finches, Darwinian theory, developmental biology, DiscoveryU, Evolution, fossils, genetics, Icons of Evolution, ID The Future, Intelligent Design, Jonathan Wells, Junk DNA, materialism, molecular biology, natural selection, online course, peppered moths, Podcast, textbooks, whales
How strong is the evidence for Darwinian evolution? What are the limits of the Darwinian mechanism? Source
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Long Story Short Debunks Another Tall Tale of Self-Replication

animation, Center for Chemical Evolution, classrooms, Education, Evolution, Gerald Joyce, Intelligent Design, Jon Perry, Long Story Short, materialism, NASA, National Science Foundation, Next Generation Science Standards, NGSS, nucleotides, origin of life, prebiotic Earth, researchers, RNA, RNA world, self-replication, Stated Clearly, tar, template, triphosphate, YouTube videos
While posing as an educational video with scientific authority, this offering from Stated Clearly conveniently sweeps well-established science under the rug. Source
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When Catholics Argue for Intelligent Design

Ann Gauger, Anthony Esolen, Aristotle, beauty, Benjamin Wiker, Bible, biology, Brian Miller, Bruce Chapman, Christianity, consciousness, cosmology, creator, Faith & Science, faith and science, Father Michael Chaberek, God's Grandeur, Günter Bechly, Human Origins, Intelligent Design, intermediates, J. Budziszewski, Jay Richards, John Bergsma, Logan Gage, materialism, Michael Behe, moral law, natural law, paleontology, Pedro Barrajon, Richard Sternberg, Roman Catholicism, Scott Ventureyra, Sophia Institute Press, Thomas Aquinas
The evidence from science is clear, but with the discussion of philosophical questions, the necessity of a Creator becomes overwhelming.  Source
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