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How Four-Year-Olds Grasp Design Better Than Most Biology Professors

Protein chemist Douglas Axe spoke defends the thesis that, “Four-Year-Olds Grasp Design Better Than Most Biology Professors.” Dr. Axe isn’t denigrating expertise. “The problem,” he says, “is not expertise. The problem is tyranny.” Of course that’s true of more areas of thought than just evolutionary biology, as he goes on to explain. Also, the tyranny is exerted not only by Read More ›

Michael Behe Answers Tough Questions

Since he first shook up the science world with his groundbreaking book Darwin’s Black Box, biologist Michael Behe has been fielding questions about intelligent design and evolution from scientists and non-scientists alike. Questions posed to Behe over the years since have ranged from technical to general, from philosophical to critical. Now, as we make his first online course publicly available, Read More ›

C.S. Lewis and the Religion of Science

In the previous century, the language wars were fought over adverbs; at issue was discipline of thought and speech. How many thousands of readers of The Elements of Style felt that mixture of shame and delight when they read what Strunk and White had to say about “hopefully”? “This once-useful adverb meaning ‘with hope’ has been distorted and is now widely used Read More ›

Meyer Responds to Critics: Matzke Part 1

Stephen Meyer addresses Nick Matzke’s quickly formed critique of Darwin’s Doubt. Matzke’s critique of involved the field of cladistics. Matzke claims that you can use cladistics to establish “collateral” ancestors of the forms seen in the Cambrian explosion. For more information about Darwin’s Doubt and Stephen Meyer, visit www.darwinsdoubt.com.

Meyer Responds to Critics: Marshall, Part 3

Stephen Meyer discusses his radio debate with Charles Marshall. The debate was very substantive and addressed a number of topics related to the Cambrian explosion including the validity of self-organizational processes as an explanation for the Cambrian explosion. For more information about Stephen Meyer and his New York Times bestseller Darwin’s Doubt, visit www.DarwinsDoubt.com.

Meyer Responds to Critics: Marshall, Part 1

Stephen Meyer responds to another critic of his book, Charles Marshall. Marshall is a Cambrian paleontologist who reviewed Darwin’s Doubt in the journal Science. Marshall, unlike other reviewers, addressed the main argument of the book, the information problem. Although he addressed this argument, he didn’t refute it, but merely presupposed sources of information, begging the question. For more information about Read More ›

Meyer Responds to Critics: Prothero, Part 2

Stephen Meyer responds to the criticisms of Darwin’s Doubt by Donald Prothero. Meyer addresses Prothero’s argument about the length of the Cambrian Explosion. For more information, or to purchase the book, visit www.DarwinsDoubt.com.

Meyer Responds to Critics: Prothero, Part 1

Stephen Meyer responds to the criticisms of Darwin’s Doubt by Donald Prothero. Meyer addresses topics such as the Ediacaran fauna and the artifact hypothesis. For more information, or to purchase the book, visit www.DarwinsDoubt.com