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Does the Stuff Happens Law Converge?

Similar features show up in evolutionary-unrelated groups. What does this mean?

Determine to Oppose Determinism

Even secularists have trouble with books that promote the idea that we are what our genes make us.

One Cannot Choose to Deny Free Will

How can leading scientists be so wrong? Look how they chose to manipulate participants' views by lying to them.

Paleontologist Spills Beans on Evolutionary Emptiness

A noted evolutionary paleontologist reviews a new book on evolutionary mechanisms favorably, but gives Darwin skeptics ammo in the process.

Scientism, Heal Thyself

The scientific establishment that sees itself as the paragon of rationality needs take an honest look at its human frailties.

Classical Physics Is Non-Deterministic

It's not just quantum mechanics that's weird. Reality—no matter the scientific foundation—is weird, too.

Can an Evolved Brain Choose Good and Evil?

If the brain evolved, wouldn't anything the mind does be determined by forces beyond one's control?

Darwinians Accept Murder as an Evolutionary Strategy

Chimps do what comes naturally: murder each other. Who's to argue if natural selection found it to be an effective strategy?

Scientific Claims Are Reversible

How much confidence can the public put in scientific claims today, given that some long-lived dogmas have been reversed?

Human Evolution News Redlines Silliness Meter

Did these evolutionists really think through their hypotheses?

Scientists Equate Evolution to "Stuff Happens"

Researchers generalize findings that evolution depends on rare chance events.

How to Use Your Brain

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.

Genes Make People Support Abortion

If this political scientist is right, your genes and the environment make you liberal or conservative.

Darwinist: Charity Is Really Selfishness

According to one Darwinist, selfish societies evolve into egalitarian ones, for selfish reasons. It's all in the math, the genes, and natural selection.

Why Darwin Is Like Yoda, and Darwinism Like Marxism

Homage for the master is palpable in John Vandermeer’s review (Science, Jan. 23)1 of a thick new book entitled Niche Construction: The Neglected Process in Evolution by Odling-Smee, Laland and Feldman (Princeton, 2004).  Vandermeer seems almost worshipful in his opening lines: The nascent germ of many novel ideas in biology can be traced directly or […]
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