June 29, 2007

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 appropriate to someone who hasn’t read the whole book, and ID proponents are very much in that situation. It was rather ironic that, upon the… Read more

June 28, 2007

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 nonsense, let me explain. Young-earth creationists regularly refer to Pasteur’s work disproving spontaneous generation, and suggest that Pasteur’s conclusion that “life does not arise from non-life”… Read more

June 28, 2007

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

February 22, 2007

The title of the posting will presumably clue you in to the fact that this is an attempt to create a “sequel” to my blog. I will be interested to see both whether this works and also whether I can somehow save my old blog entries in the process! Read more

January 5, 2001

As you click on the link you realize the danger to which you have subjected yourself. As the future blog post opens a time portal, you find yourself sucked in, and end up, not in the future, but in the past. It is early in the year 2001, and you will have to wait almost 8 years before your quest for the identity of NT Wrong. You also cannot watch the final seasons of Friends until they come out on… Read more

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