Uncommon Dissent?

Has anyone else noticed how hard it is to get one’s comments to actually appear on Bill Dembski’s blog, Uncommon Descent? I’ve posted lots of times on Richard Dawkins’ site, as have lots of other religious believers (mostly fundamentalists). Sites like that of the Discovery Institute don’t even have forums. One way to interpret this, [Read More...]

Can we backengineer a bug?

I’m been reading Sean B. Carroll’s book Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo, which is thoroughly fascinating. One can almost understand the response of proponents of intelligent design to the marvels of the workings of our genes, which mirror the workings of logic circuits. But of course, this is a reaction [Read More...]

Got Genesis? Homogenized and Pasteurized!

This was my last actual entry on my old blog, and I’ve decided to offer it as the first ‘real’ post on my new blog site as well… I’ve already said plenty, I imagine, on the problem of homogenizing the creation stories in Genesis 1-3. But what about “Pasteurizing” them? Before this is dismissed as [Read More...]

Trying something new

This is my first entry using Blogger rather than Easy Blogs. I will keep my old blog entries archived at the same addresses as previously, with the old front page available at: http://blue.butler.edu/~jfmcgrat/blog/index2.htm [Read more...]


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