Defending The Apparent Truth Of Evolution’s Mindlessness

Last Christmas Eve, I argued that the belief that God “guided evolution” was not a rationally respectable way to reconcile science with faith but rather it was essentially an effective denial of the theory of natural selection, in its scientifically explanatory sense. Part of the revolutionary character of the discovery of evolution by natural selection [Read More...]

Perspective

via Releasing Religion. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Recap Of Darwin Day At Camels With Hammers 2011

In case you missed any of the material I gathered together for today, here’s the full rundown of posts: How Belief In “Theistic Evolution” Is Nearly As Much A Denial Of Science As Creationism Qualia Soup Lays Out The Basics Of Evolution Darwin’s Birthdaily Hilarity: Creationism Darwin’s Birthdaily Hilarity: People Are Not Animals! (and evolution [Read More...]

7 Reasons Not To Celebrate Darwin Day

I have been chastened.  Next year: no Darwin Day posts. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Kansas vs. Darwin

From today through March 12, you can screen Kansas vs. Darwin. Description of the film: Even before they took place, the 2005 Kansas school board hearings on evolution were recognized as a pivotal battle in America’s ongoing war over teaching evolution in the public schools. Organized by believers in Intelligent Design and convened by creationists, [Read More...]

Listen Here To An Audio Book Of Darwin’s “Beagle Diary”

BBC Radio 4 ran readings of Beagle’s Diary as its Book of the Week in December 2006.  Here are all five episodes: Episode 1, Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode 4, and Episode 5. A description of the book from The Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online: The Beagle Diary is read by Jo Stone-Fewings. Each episode is introduced by historian [Read More...]

Pearl Jam vs. Social Darwinism

A really well made music video for their otherwise mediocre song “Evolution”: Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Rebutting “Irreducible Complexity” Claims

A couple of months ago I profiled a spectacular video in which Qualia Soup succinctly, clearly, and precisely debunked the creationist argument that within organisms there are designs which are so irreducibly complex that they could not have evolved but must have been intelligently designed. In reply to that video came criticisms from creationists and [Read More...]

Islamic Apologist, Shabir Ally, Argues Quran And Evolution Are Consistent

Of course I disagree, but I’m sure glad he thinks so and hope more Muslims do too. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]


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