The evidence for evolution

Previously: Neuroscience and the soul [Read more...]

From the archives: Review of Finding Darwin’s God

I’ve spent the day suffering from writers block over what to say about evolution in the book. I went poking through my own blog archives and discovered a review of Kenneth Miller’s Finding Darwin’s God, originally published in September 2009. To my surprise, I apparently liked it. I’ll need to reread it, or at least parts of [Read More...]

On completely misunderstanding the threat of superhuman AI

skynet

I have this bad habit where I’ll see an article that looks interesting and think, “ooh, I’d better save that and read it when I have time to really think about it and write some thoughtful comments on it.” Then a week to two months later, I finally read it and realize it’s crap and [Read More...]

Flawed NYT article on science & sex differences

Last weekend there was an NYT opinion piece titled, “Darwin Was Wrong About Dating” which got linked a bunch of places including by Libby Anne and at LessWrong. I finally got around to reading it, and it was definitely… disappointing (see here for my previous comments on the subject). [Read more...]

Neuroscience and the soul

Previously: The problem with asking science to be religion-friendly [Read more...]

The problem with asking science to be religion-friendly

Previously: The scientific study of prayer [Read more...]

The scientific study of prayer

Previously: What good evidence for the supernatural would look like [Read more...]

Korean kindergartners say the darnedest things

A friend of mine just posted this on Facebook: [Read more...]

What good evidence for the supernatural would look like

This post was written for my series on science and religion, and incorporates material from previous posts as well as the current draft of chapter seven of the book. [Read more...]


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