Scientism Fails Another Defense

March 12, 2017 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEducationMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A physicist’s latest attempt to justify scientism reveals a deplorable ignorance of history, logic and philosophy of science.

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Trusting Science Experts Can Be Disastrous

December 5, 2016 in EducationGeologyMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Nobody pushes the values of science more than scientists. But trusting them doesn’t always work out right.

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Is Water Miraculous?

October 10, 2015 in Amazing FactsCosmologyHealthHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePhysics

It depends on your definition of miracle, but one professor thinks the word might aptly be applied to H2O.

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Face Up: Can Evolution Be Thanked?

September 19, 2014 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasEarly ManHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhilosophy of Science

The uniqueness of human faces has fallen to a Darwinian story, for which we are to say “thanks to evolution.”

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How to Use Your Brain

April 24, 2013 in Amazing FactsDarwin and EvolutionDumb IdeasHuman BodyIntelligent DesignMind and BrainPhysics

The fact that you can ponder how to use your brain implies it is a physical tool your soul uses. New findings support the idea that we can improve our brain function through effort, like we can learn to become better computer users.

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Scientocracy Is Coming

January 19, 2013 in Darwin and EvolutionPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

The scientocracy C. S. Lewis feared is seriously being considered by left-leaning, abortion-promoting scientism communities.

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Understanding Creationists (and Evolutionists)

December 15, 2012 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationIntelligent DesignMediaPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A historian tells science teachers that “To Teach Evolution, You Have to Understand Creationists.” Should that advice apply both ways?

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C. S. Lewis’s Views on Evolution, Scientism Clarified

November 20, 2012 in Bible and TheologyDarwin and EvolutionEducationIntelligent DesignMediaMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

A new book and video clarify the views of C. S. Lewis on science, scientism, and evolution.

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Psychologists Go Demonic

July 5, 2012 in Bible and TheologyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Delving into Ouija boards, committing fraud… is there anything secular psychologists won’t stoop to?

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Brave New Chimeras

July 31, 2011 in Bible and TheologyBiologyCell BiologyGeneticsHealthHuman BodyHumanityIssuesMammalsMicrobiologyMind and BrainPhilosophy of SciencePolitics and Ethics

Tampering with human embryonic stem cells has been at the forefront of ethical debates for a decade. Behind it, though, lurks an even more alarming prospect: the creation of human-animal hybrids. As with embryos, the appeal has been to improve human health. But ethicists ask if there is any benefit worth blurring the line between humans and animals. Pro-chimera advocates admit there is a certain “disgust” factor that could arouse public anxiety, and agree that experimentation would need to be regulated. But who would regulate the regulators, and on what moral grounds?

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