Is Evolution’s “Third Way” Natural? (And Are We Allowed to Reference It?) 

Andreas Wagner, Carl Hemple, creationism, Denis Noble, equivocation, Evolution, evolutionary biologists, Hemple’s Dilemma, Intelligent Design, James Shapiro, natural, naturalism, neo-Darwinian synthesis, philosophers, Plato, Platonic forms, Raju Pookottil, reality, supernatural, The Arrival of the Fittest, The Third Way, University of Zurich
As the body of evidence against the Darwinian model has grown ever larger, many scientists have started peeling off to look for other options. Source
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A Philosopher Investigates Near-Death Experiences

atheists, brain, Bruce Greyson, cancel culture, cardiac patients, death, dementia, dissertation, dying, Gary Habermas, imminent death, Kristle Merzlock, Mark Shelvock, medical interventions, Medicine, Minding the Brain, Monika Mandoki, near-death experiences, Neuroscience & Mind, philosophers, Psychology Today, Research, terminal lucidity, University of Western Ontario
Monika Mandoki did not experience efforts to get her canceled. That may be for several reasons. Source
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Reply to Free Will Deniers: Show Me

auto accident, behavior, Belief, brains, Chemistry, choice, Clarence Darrow, Culture & Ethics, Darwinian evolution, deterministic free will, faith, free will, free will deniers, ham sandwich, human beings, Jerry Coyne, LARPing, Ludwig Wittgenstein, materialists, Meaning, Neuroscience & Mind, parking lot, philosophers, physics, physiology, Politics, rain, Robert Sapolsky, Sam Harris, Stephen Cave, The Blue Book
If you carelessly dent a genuine free will denier’s car in a parking lot, he wouldn’t hold you responsible any more than he’d hold your car responsible. Source
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Researchers: Goats Can Read Basic Human Emotions

Alan McElligott, anger, animal feed, Christof Koch, City University of Hong Kong, contentedness, Dogs, Edward Feser, emotions, fear, goats, Heaven, horses, Intelligent Design, livestock, Marianne Mason, mind, moral choice, Neuroscience & Mind, philosophers, Purzel, reason, soul, University of Hong Kong, University of Roehampton, voice
Readers may wonder at first whether this research was worth doing, but hang on. It turns out that goats can understand basic emotions by voice alone. Source
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Can Animal Minds Explain Human Minds?

Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness, Christof Koch, consciousness, crabs, dualists, Francis Crick, hard problem of consciousness, John Horgan, Kristin Andrews, Life Sciences, materialism, mind, nervous system, neurological capacity, neuroscience, Neuroscience & Mind, panpsychism, philosophers, philosophy, physiology, The Animal Mind, theists, York University
Kristin Andrews thinks consciousness researchers should discard the assumptions of “white, male and WEIRD” philosophy profs and study more crabs. Source
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John Lennox: Against the Tide of Atheism

Against the Tide, atheists, Communism, Culture & Ethics, Eastern Europe, Faith & Science, faith and science, ID The Future, Intelligent Design, Judeo-Christian tradition, mathematicians, Oxford University, philosophers, Richard Dawkins, scientists, Soviet Union, Stephen Meyer, Worldview
Dr. Lennox talks about discovering the damage atheism does to people, by seeing it firsthand in Communist Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. Source
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Against the Tide: John Lennox and Stephen Meyer

academia, Against the Tide, Atheism, C.S. Lewis, Cambridge University, Christianity, Culture & Ethics, Faith & Science, ID The Future, John Lennox, materialism, mathematicians, naturalism, New Atheism, Northern Ireland, Oxford University, Peter Atkins, philosophers, Richard Dawkins, scientific atheism, Stephen Meyer
Can one person push back against the strong currents of atheism, materialism, and naturalism so evident in academia and the public square today? Source
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