Over at Evolution News, Michael Egnor is straining–and I mean straining to score a point: Ironically, we owe much of our modern understanding of the universe to pro-intelligent design astronomers. Georges Lemaître was the astrophysicst who pioneered the Big Bang Theory. Fr. Lemaître (above, with Einstein) was a Belgian Roman Catholic priest, honorary prelate, and… Continue reading
Chesterton isn’t for everybody. “All I got from that tome [Orthodoxy] was that Chesterton is enthralled by– even distracted by– the sound of his own words; his tangents are intolerable.” Thus wrote a friend of mine some years back, reminding me of a bad habit–responding to a philosophical question not with an answer, but with… Continue reading
Reihan is quite correct. Razib, as is very often the case, is must reading.
Michael W. Tkacz on why Thomas Aquinas would be underwhelmed by Intelligent Design: Why, then, have Thomists not been among Behe’s most ardent supporters? First of all, they would agree with many biologists who have pointed out that Behe’s claims of irreducible complexity fail to distinguish between the lack of a known natural explanation of… Continue reading
I have a new article up at Cosmos Magazine on Wikipedia and science.