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Word of the Day: Irreducible Complexity

A system is irreducibly complex when every part is necessary. Remove any part, and the system breaks, so how could such a system have been built, piece by piece, by nature? Any precursor would have been useless and therefore selected against by evolution. But an example with which we’re all familiar undercuts this argument. [Read more...]

Understanding Morality—It’s Really Not that Hard

When apologist Greg Kokul critiques atheist morality, it’s hard to imagine that he’ll get so many things wrong. [Read more...]

Plantinga’s Nutty Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism

Respected Christian philosopher Alvin Plantinga wants to show that the idea of evolution is self-defeating. Unfortunately, he’s outside his area of expertise. His argument hasn’t convinced biologists, and it shouldn’t convince you. [Read more...]

How Science Works (and How Christianity Thinks it Wins)

Creationists like to point to discarded ideas that science has left behind—geocentrism, Piltdown Man, ether, the steady-state universe. What they don’t seem to realize is that science’s ability to change in the face of new facts is a strength, not a weakness. [Read more...]

Escape from the Creation Conference (2 of 2)

I attended a local Creationism conference and made it out to tell the tale (part 2 of 2). [Read more...]

Bungling the Facts Behind Evolution

Is it reasonable for politicians to question science? A defense falls short. [Read more...]

I Survived the Creation Conference (1 of 2)

I attended a local Creationism conference and made it out to tell the tale (part 1 of 2). [Read more...]

Nazi Soldiers Indoctrinated with Darwin? How Convenient.

Why were the Nazis so disagreeable? Because they were force-fed evolution, of course! (Or maybe not.) [Read more...]

John Lennox Responds to Stephen Hawking

Dr. John Lennox, a math professor at the University of Oxford, visited Seattle recently to respond to Stephen Hawking’s recent The Grand Design (co-written with Leonard Mlodinow).  I’ll give a brief summary of the main points Lennox made with a few comments. In his book, Hawking says: Because there is a law such as gravity, [Read More...]


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