Scientists Are Skeptical that Intelligence in Homo naledi “Erases Human Exceptionalism”

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Berger et al.’s claims about the species have been disputed and their idea that it lived 2-3 million years ago was exaggerated by a factor of 10. Source
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Why Mathematics and Literature Point to Intelligent Design

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In an era where un-design is celebrated, a mathematician shows that structure and order are inherent in both literature and the universe. Source
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My Friend Olufemi Oluniyi and Darwin’s Legacy in Nigeria

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Olufemi opened my eyes and heart to the importance of Nigeria to Africa, the dynamic role of Christians there, and the importance of Africa to the world. Source
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Stephen Meyer and Company Answer Questions about Science and Faith

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The conference was jointly sponsored by Discovery Institute’s Center for Science & Culture and Westminster Theological Seminary. Source
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“Lying on the Internet”? Debunking Dave Farina on Stephen Meyer

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A lot of nonsense gets published in peer-reviewed journals and it needs expertise to separate the wheat from the chaff. Farina lacks any expertise to do this. Source
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Debunking “Professor Dave’s” Hit Piece Against Stephen Meyer

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This YouTube video runs to about an hour and a quarter, so I will be answering him once again in a series, minute by minute. Source
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Luskin, Shapiro: Has Intelligent Design Waned?

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Shapiro suggests that ID often amounts to a presenter highlighting an amazing feature in biology and then giving glory to God. Source
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Darwinism and Scientific Totalitarianism: John West’s Darwin Day in America

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The afterword, on “Totalitarian Science,” published in 2015, shows John West as a prophet of things to come. Source
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