I Grew Up with Intelligent Design Videos — Let’s Make More!

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Even as a child, I could sense the scientific rigor and common sense in CSC videos, and I learned to recognize media hype about evolution for what it is. Source
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Stephen Meyer Interview with Piers Morgan: Science, God, and the Loss of a Parent

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Meyer discusses the recent loss of his mother to dementia. Talking about grief leads to a powerful point, that may be unfamiliar to many viewers. Source
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Watchdog Group Calls Professor Dave “Anti-Semite of the Week”; Plus an Appeal to the New Atheists

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Does this have anything to do with intelligent design and the evolution debate? Yes, two things. Source
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Anti-Hate Group, Canary Mission, Exposes “Science Educator” Professor Dave

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The idea that Jews, alone among indigenous peoples, have no right to defend themselves on their land, is at once anti-Zionism and anti-Semitism. Source
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No. 6 Story of 2023: On Free Will, ChatGPT4 Blows Away Atheist Sam Harris

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Yes, the irony here is palpable, and I’ve long been critical of Harris’s view of free will as an illusion. Source
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More on Roger Penrose and Fine-Tuning

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Penrose offers as an alternative to design only that maybe some very different kind of life might be possible without the fine-tunings we see in our universe. Source
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Couldn’t Life’s Information Have Accumulated Gradually? No, and New Long Story Explains Why Not

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It turns out there are five separate qualities to life and its information that make this comforting rationalization impossible to uphold. Source
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Origin of Life: James Tour’s Sensational 60-Day Challenge to Ten Top Researchers

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Of the ten, Lee Cronin at least is quite active on Twitter or X. I’m going to tweet this to him right now. You should too! Source
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