The following discussion took place due to my video Dr. Sylvester James Gates makes Neil DeGrasse Tyson desperate to hold on to Atheism. Abhishek Joshi commented
[Note: I am reposting this as I have to move it from whence it was originally posted long ago] An interesting debate took place between Donald Protheros and Michael Shermer on the one side and Stephen Meyer and Richard Sternberg on the other.Two years ago Donald Protheros wrote the book, Evolution: What the Fossils Say …
Interesting movie dealing with issues of Atheism vs. Intelligent Design. Warning at t=30:50 into the actual full length movie there is some nudity to just shut your eyes for about two minutes. Also, circa t=56:00, the male character manipulates his very own genitalia; at least it is under his clothes.
Scientism censorship – Darwinian evolution’s orthodoxy.
Nadia Drake wrote “Mystery Lingers Over Ritual Behavior of New Human Ancestor for National Geographic (September 15, 2015 AD). It is a very typical pop-science articles and one which touches upon issues pertaining to such reporting as well as issues of the manner in which we discern intelligence in others.
Note the words of John Horgan (“Dubitable Darwin? Why Some Smart, Nonreligious People Doubt the Theory of Evolution,” Scientific American, July 6, 2010 AD): Early in his career, the philosopher Karl Popper (yes, cited by F and P-P) called evolution via natural selection “almost a tautology” and “not a testable scientific theory but a metaphysical …
It is one thing for people who are desperate to adhere to their atheist worldview to erroneously claim that appealing to God within a scientific context is unscientific. It is quite another when a theist agrees.