Unlike me, John Wilkins seems utterly incapable of writing even one frivolous post. He’s been on a tear lately with some great essays on Darwin, and this one is no exception.
Month: February 2009
Looks like the Jesuits planning the upcoming Vatican conference on Darwin and evolution are planning to give ‘Intelligent Design’ all the consideration it truly deserves.
To commemorate Darwin on the 200th anniversary of his birth, I’m going to follow Allen MacNeill’s lead and recall these words from his classic: Authors of the highest eminence seem to be fully satisfied with the view that each species has been independently created. To my mind it accords better with what we know of… Continue reading
Steve Matheson does some quick and telling research showing why working biologists actually don’t preoccupy themselves with ‘darwinism’ and ‘darwinian’ …as much as creationists do. It’s a science thing.
Can You See the Straw Man?Atheist arguments for the alleged irreconcilability of faith and reason are often based on, shall we say, faulty presuppositions. Case in point: Jason and his readers are applauding Jerry Coyne’s negative review of the books by Ken Miller and Karl Giberson. Like most materialists, Coyne has constructed a straw man… Continue reading