Moran: Sternberg and Behe “Appear to Know More About Evolution than Their Opponents”

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The whole point of selection was to bias or direct the deliverances of chance variation, so that “luck” didn’t have to do all the work. Source
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In Debate on Intelligent Design, Critic Cites Dragon Legend to Justify Evolution’s Failures

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It is, as Professor Behe acknowledges, a charming tale, but not very relevant as far as the details of the scientific debate go. Source
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When Catholics Argue for Intelligent Design

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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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Geneticists Puzzled by Octopus’s Unique Genes: Seem to Have Appeared Out of Nowhere

Alison Abbott, Biomimetics, California two-spot octopus, cephalopods, convergence, cuttlefish, Darwin's Doubt, David Klinghoffer, Dennis Normile, distributed networks, Evolution, genes, giant squid, hydrothermal vents, Intelligent Design, Living Waters, mimic octopus, molecular clock, Mollusca, narrative gloss, Nature (journal), Nautilus, neo-Darwinian processes, Octopus bimaculoides, Paul Nelson, propulsion, reflectins, Richard Sternberg, soft robots, Stephen Meyer, triumphalism, University of Chicago
“Evolution of novel genes”? Isn’t that the question at hand? Where do novel genes come from? 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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Eugenie Scott Lecture Resurrects, Spreads Misinformation on Intelligent Design

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There often seems to be a subtext to her remarks, as if she were telling her audience: “Go forth and persecute.” Source
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Christmas Thought — Intelligent Design Is Good News that Brings Hope

Casey Luskin, Center for Science & Culture, Christmas, Christmas songs, David Berlinski, David Klinghoffer, Discovery Institute, Douglas Axe, Evolution News, Faith & Science, Günter Bechly, Intelligent Design, Jay Richards, John West, Jonathan Wells, Michael Behe, Michael Egnor, Michael Flannery, Richard Sternberg, Stephen Meyer
I am sitting here listening to Christmas songs as old as I am. Doesn’t anyone write new Christmas songs? Source
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Evolutionary Biologist Richard Sternberg: Why I’m a Platonist

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The evolutionary turns that life has taken, he says, “ultimately have their source in an informational realm that is outside space and time.” Source
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Why Intelligent Design Had to Be the First to Face the Guillotine

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In Wesley J. Smith’s phrase, in the present cultural moment, we have witnessed “the French Revolution attacking the American Revolution.” Source
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