In the Evolution Debate, How Truth Can Prevail

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Paul Kecskemeti’s analysis perfectly describes the challenge faced by anyone who wishes to publicly tell the truth about the evidence for design. Source
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Inside the Evolution Silo — Darwinism as a Cult

ACLU, atheists, biological origins, cult, Darwin's Doubt, Darwinism, David Gelernter, Evolution, free speech, Granville Sewell, Intelligent Design, Jerry Coyne, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Michael Denton, narrative, News Media, news silo, peer-reviewed literature, podcaster, Richard Dawkins, Royal Society, Scott Adams, Stephen Meyer, The Miracle of the Cell, University of Chicago, Why Evolution Is True
A major news story can break outside of the silo but, because it goes against the narrative, those in the silo will never hear about it. Source
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Andrew Sullivan, Meet Richard Sternberg

Andrew Sullivan, canary in the coal mine, cancel culture, censorship, Evolution, free speech, human dignity, human exceptionalism, intelligence, Intelligent Design, Michael Egnor, New York Magazine, News Media, Race, Richard Sternberg, Rod Dreher, scientists, Smithsonian Institution, Stephen Meyer, The Bell Curve, The New Republic
This is another illustration of what Michael Egnor and others have said: intelligent design was the “canary in the coal mine” when it comes to cancel culture. Source
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Journalist Finds a “Cover-Up” by the Bronx Zoo

apology, Black Lives Matter, Bronx Zoo, cover-up, Cristián Samper, Culture & Ethics, Darwinian theory, eugenics, Evolution, George Floyd, Human Zoos, John West, National Zoo, New York Times, News Media, newspapers, Ota Benga, Pamela Newkirk, pseudoscientific racism, Racism, Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, stonewalling, The Gathering of Animals, Wildlife Conservation Society, William Bridges, William Hornaday
It wasn’t until they were forced by events that the Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society admitted this black life mattered. Source
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Another “Earth-Like” Planet Found? Or More Fake Science News?

Discovery Institute, fake news, Guillermo Gonzalez, habitability, habitable zone, ID The Future, Jay Richards, journalism, K2-18b, liquid water, News Media, Physics, Earth & Space, Podcast, press release, Privileged Planet, rain, red dwarf, science, science writers
“Of course some science writers really jumped on this, and excitedly thought, ‘Oh! Liquid water, within the habitable zone’” — and here he gasps — “‘therefore, LIFE!’” So says astronomer and Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Guillermo Gonzalez about recent media reports of yet another alien “Earth-like” planet, this one romantically named K2-18b, orbiting a red dwarf star 124 light years from us. Sample headline, “It’s got water and the right temperature: Planet found that could support life.” Rain may bespatter the surface (if it has a solid surface, which seems doubtful) of K2-18b. “That’s all you need!” exclaims Jay Richards, who co-authored Privileged Planet with Gonzalez. The two have fun with the science news on a new episode of ID the Future. Despite the hype, Dr. Gonzalez concludes, “This is definitely not…
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