Is ID An Argument From Ignorance?

Follow this post by Barry Arrington and its lively discussion at Uncommon Descent: http://www.uncommondescent.com/intelligent-design/18663/

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Access Research Network Posts Top 10 Darwin and Design News Stories of 2009

The Access Research Network is an excellent free online resource, and they also publish a Top 10 press release list as well as a Resources List. Link:   http://arn.org/top10/2009newsstories.pdf You can see an ...

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Hugh Hewitt Interviews Richard Dawkins (Transcript)

Talk Radio host Hugh Hewitt talks to Richard Dawkins about the state of the Evolution debate and Dawkins' newest book "The Greatest Show On Earth."  The interview is quite an ...

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But if we could conceive in some warm little pond...

Posted by admin On December - 24 - 2007 Comments Off on KnowEvolution Quote of the Day

Evolution is promoted by its practitioners as more than mere science. Evolution is promulgated as an ideology, a secular religion–a full-fledged alternative to Christianity, with meaning and morality. I am an ardent evolutionist and an ex-Christian, but I must admit in this one complaint. . . the literalists [i.e., creationists] are absolutely right. Evolution is a religion. This was true of evolution in the beginning, and it is true of evolution still today. -Michael Ruse [author of The Darwinian Revolution (1979), Darwinism Defended (1982), and Taking Darwin Seriously (1986)]

Posted by admin On December - 17 - 2007 Comments Off on The Micro and Macro of it all

It was not until I started listening to proponents on the ID side of the house that I really began to grasp the differences in the three categories of evolution.   Extrapolate ex·trap·o·late [ik-strap–uh-leyt] 1. to infer (an unknown) from something that is known; conjecture. 2. Statistics. to estimate (the value of a variable) outside the tabulated or observed range. 3. Mathematics. to estimate (a function that is known over a range of values of its independent variable) to values outside the known range.   In Macro evolution, Darwin basically surmised that if species could adapt within their kind in  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin On December - 1 - 2007 Comments Off on Definitions

This will be the first post to KnowEvolution, and I will state for the record that these posts are placed here for others to see and think on, but I have an ulterior motive…and that is to record my own thoughts and path so I can reflect later on. Pontification is all well and good, but it ultimately becomes just a bunch of hazy recollections, and I hope to be able to mark my own progress and “evolution” of thought processes. Which brings me to our first subject on definitions. It was Mr Greg Koukl who first gave me a  [ Read More ]