How Earth is Designed for Human Technology

agriculture, Andrew McDiarmid, biology, Brian Miller, Chemistry, cooking, earth, Earth’s surface, Evidence, fire, food, foresight, Geology, gold, hunting, ID The Future, Intelligent Design, iron, Life Sciences, likelihood ratio, multi-cellular beings, physicists, physics, Physics, Earth & Space, plate tectonics, soil, technological advancement, Technology, universe, water cycle
Is all this a coincidence? We think that’s a stretch. One or two fortunate parameters might be called a fluke. Source
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Life and the Underlying Principle Behind the Second Law of Thermodynamics

BIO-Complexity, Biological Information: New Perspectives, civilization, compensation, Darwinists, De, disorder, DVDs, entropy, fine-tuning, heat energy, human intelligence, Intelligent Design, isolated system, Mathematical Intelligencer, Moon, multiverse, natural forces, open system, open systems, order, physical constants, physics, Physics Essays, physics texts, Physics, Earth & Space, probability, Second Law of Thermodynamics, specified complexity, sun, tautology, Technology, temperature, The Numerical Solution of Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, thermal entropy, tornados, William Dembski
This seem to be extremely improbable: “From a lifeless planet, there arose spaceships capable of flying to its moon and back safely.” Source
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Artificial General Intelligence: AI’s Temptation to Theft Over Honest Toil

An Idol for Destruction (series), Artificial Intelligence, Bertrand Russell, chess, Elon Musk, environments, human work, Intelligent Design, Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy, Los Angeles, machines, Neuroscience & Mind, Robert J. Marks, self-driving cars, software, Technology, Tesla, virtual railroad, Walter Isaacson, West Virginia
The worry is — and it’s a legitimate worry — that our environments will increasingly be altered to accommodate AI. Source
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Craig, Moreland: Two Philosophers Discuss Aliens and Artificial Intelligence

aliens, Artificial Intelligence, Biola University, consciousness, Culture, Culture & Ethics, dating, extraterrestrial life, Faith & Science, friendship, Internet, J.P. Moreland, marriage, Neuroscience & Mind, philosophy of mind, Sean McDowell, sexuality, Technology, virtual existence, william lane craig, worship
As an old professor of mine told me in an email recently: “Long live visceral proximity!” Source
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The Other Unsolved Problem of Evolution

aquatic bladderworts, BioCosmos, carnivorous traps, Charles Darwin, chemical processes, duplication errors, Evolution, Evolution News, Heinz-Albert Becker, Intelligent Design, irreducibly complex systems, Model T, Model U., Model V, origin of life, peer-reviewed literature, replication, self-replicating machines, self-replicators, Technology, trigger hairs, Wolf-Ekkehard Lӧnnig
"With all our advanced technology, we are not close to producing human-engineered self-replicating machines." Source
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Listen: Carbon Valley Trumps Silicon Valley

Andrew McDiarmid, biology, Carbon Valley, cell's, Crossway, Douglas Axe, Evolution, ID The Future, Intelligent Design, molecular biologists, natural selection, Podcast, random mutation, Silicon Valley, smartphone, Stephen Meyer, Technology, Theistic Evolution (book)
“Nobody doubts that natural selection and random mutation is a biological process. What we doubt is that they can generate fundamentally new forms of life.” Source
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Yes, Extraordinary Claims Require Extraordinary Evidence — Let’s Hear Some for Darwinian Evolution

Carl Sagan, chemical processes, computers, Cosmos (series), Evidence, Evolution, Evolution News, fossils, human brains, intelligence, Intelligent Design, iPhones, Irreducible Complexity, Michael Behe, natural causes, natural selection, origin of life, physics, Second Law of Thermodynamics, self-replicating machines, Technology, tornado, unintelligent forces
Carl Sagan famously said, “I believe that the extraordinary should be pursued. But extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” Source
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