Return of the God Hypothesis — BioLogos Hosts Stephen Meyer for a Podcast Discussion

BioLogos, biology, Christianity, cosmology, Darrel Falk, Darwinian evolution, Evangelical Christians, Faith & Science, geography, Intelligent Design, Jim Stump, physics, Podcast, Return of the God Hypothesis, sociology, Stephen Meyer, theistic evolution
If you ever wanted to know what an ID proponent would say to a proponent of theistic evolution, if put in a room for an hour or more, now you can find out. Source
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Did the Origin of Animals Require New Genes?

Andrew Baldwin, animal body plans, Bilateria, biological complexity, Cambrian Explosion, Cambrian News, Charles Marshall, Darwin's Doubt, eLife, Eumetazoa, Evolution, gene regulatory networks, genes, genetic information, homology groups, Hoover Institution, Hox genes, Intelligent Design, Larry Moran, Metazoa, multiverse, Nature Communications, neo-Darwinian theory, paleontology, Peter Robinson, Planulozoa, Return of the God Hypothesis, rewiring, Stanford University, Stephen Meyer, U.C. Berkeley, Uncommon Knowledge, University of Toronto
Materialists who purport to explain the origin of nature's complexity by smuggling in information unwittingly demonstrate the need for intelligent design. Source
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When Darwinian Evolution Became Obsolete

Alfred Russel Wallace, Anthropological Society, archaeal cells, Carl Woese, Charles Darwin, Dreams of Earth and Sky, eukaryotic cells, Evolution, Freeman Dyson, Jerry Coyne, Linnean Society, natural selection, Origin of Species, prokaryotic cells, Reductionism, Richard Dawkins, Richard Owen, scientistic positivism, “selfish gene”
The theory of evolution by natural selection was unveiled to a poorly attended and generally inattentive audience at a Linnean Society meeting. Source
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Listen: Richard Weikart Reviews a New Book on Social Darwinism

Adolf Hitler, California State University Stanislaus, Charles Darwin, Culture & Ethics, Darwinism, eugenics, From Darwin to Hitler, Hitler’s Ethic, Hitler’s Religion, ID The Future, master race, Richard Weikart, Social Darwinism, The Death of Humanity
The book paints Herbert Spencer as the eugenics-championing bad guy and posits that Darwin and Darwinism had little influence on Hitler’s master race ethic. Source
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Listen: Sneak Preview of New Douglas Axe Intelligent Design Course

cleverness, Darwinian mechanism, Evolution, gene recruitment, genetic code, Intelligent Design, Journal of Molecular Biology, molecular biology, mutations, natural selection, paper airplanes, Podcast, population genetics, proteins, Twitter, video course
In the full course, Dr. Axe investigates proteins and how they work, the genetic code, gene recruitment, population genetics, natural selection, and much more. Source
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Some Additional Comments on Social Darwinism

Adrian Desmond, Alfred Russel Wallace, Applied Eugenics, Culture & Ethics, Current Anthropology, Darwin Industry, Darwinian evolution, Derek Freeman, Evolution, Herbert Spencer, James Moore, Jeffrey O’Connell, John C. Greene, Marvin Harris, Michael Ruse, natural selection, Origin of Species, Richard Weikart, Robert Richards, Social Darwinism
O’Connell and Ruse’s failure to engage deeply and fully with the historiography of this question makes it hard to take their effort seriously. Source
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