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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Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig: An Intelligent Design Pioneer

angiosperms, Cambrian Explosion, carnivorous plants, Charles Darwin, convergence, creator, Darwinists, Diether Sperlich, Free University, genetics, Gestalt, Intelligent Design, Irreducible Complexity, Karl von Goebel, Köln, Life Sciences, logos, Marcel-Paul Schützenberger, Marcos Eberlin, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Mexico, Michael Behe, mousetrap, Neo-Darwinism, paleontology, Second Law of Thermodynamics, Theo Eckhardt, United States, University of Bonn, Utricularia, Wilhelm Troll, Wistar Symposium, Wolf-Ekkehard Lönnig, zoology
Darwinism sounds superficially plausible until one looks at real plants and animals with their irreducibly complex details. Source
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Futuristic Evolution by AI — The Darwin Connection

Artificial Intelligence, C.S. Lewis, Charles Darwin, computers, Darwinism, designers, Edinburgh Napier University, Emma Hart, Evolution, Fantasia, humans, ID The Future, Michael Behe, natural selection, oversight, Robert J. Marks, robots, Technology, That Hideous Strength, The Conversation, The Magician’s Twin, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Walter Bradley Center
To evolutionists, whatever oversight humans achieved must have evolved, and will continue to evolve in our creations. Source
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Botany Journal Revisits Charles Darwin’s “Abominable Mystery”

American Journal of Botany, Charles Darwin, common ancestor, common descent, Cretaceous Period, Eric Anderson, Evolution, flowering plants, fossil record, Günter Bechly, ID The Future, Intelligent Design, Jurassic, Life Sciences, Neo-Darwinism, paleontology, Podcast, Richard Buggs
A recent paper by Richard Buggs shows that a problem for evolutionary theory has grown more acute since Darwin’s time. Source
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Charles Darwin in Light of Black History Month

African Americans, Alfred Russel Wallace, Black History Month, Charles Darwin, Culture & Ethics, Darwinism, Darwinists, eugenics, Europeans, Evolution, Francis Galton, ID The Future, indigenous races, Intelligent Design, Jay Richards, Martin Luther King Jr., materialism, scientific racism, sterilization, theology, Victorian England
Was Darwin’s racism purely a function of his time and place, Victorian England? Historian Michael Flannery says no. Source
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Darwin and Race: Three Strikes, He’s Out

Adam Gopnik, Angels and Ages, Anglo-Saxons, Applied Eugenics, Artificial Selection, Black History Month, Charles Darwin, Charles Kingsley, Culture & Ethics, Darwin Day, Darwin Deleted, Darwins Struggle for Survival, Darwin’s Sacred Cause, Descent of Man, eugenics, Europeans, Evolution, extermination, humankind, J. Barnard Davis, Jean Gayon, national expansion, Origin of Species, Paul Broca, Paul Popenoe, Peter Bowler, racial equality, racial superiority, Racism, Roswell Hill Johnson, William Graham
February is Black History Month, and this week, Friday, February 12, is Darwin Day — the birthday of Charles Darwin. Source
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