Evolution Cannot Do Justice to Morality
June 8, 2019
Jargon-rich theories to explain altruism in Darwinian terms melt in the light.
No, Grandparents Are Not Products of Evolution
March 21, 2019
Is nothing sacred? Evolutionists try to explain grandparents by Darwinism, but run into conundrums —while dishonoring seniors.
Op-Ed: Time to Ditch Natural Selection?
October 3, 2015
CEH Editor questions whether 156 years of natural selection theory has produced anything of scientific, philosophical, or cultural value.
Can Altruism Evolve?
February 8, 2015
Many animals cooperate; that's an evolutionary puzzle itself. But how can evolution explain human charity to distant strangers?
Can Science Define the Common Good?
September 20, 2014
While attempting to tell us how fairness evolved for selfish reasons, evolutionists want to push for the "common good."
Archive Classic: The Arrest of Dr. Darwinlover
July 16, 2014
The commentary of this entry from 9/30/07, "Evolutionists Say Parasites Made Humans Successful," included an arresting cop episode with the Baloney Detector dog.
"Inclusive Fitness" Is a Just-So Story Generator
January 12, 2014
Critics of the "inclusive fitness" evolutionary explanation for altruism liken it to Ptolemy's epicycles.
Snakes on a Brain, and Other Evolutionary Stories
November 2, 2013
When evolution is seen as a storytelling game rather than a serious attempt at scientific explanation, it suddenly makes sense.
Scientists Are Not Experts on Values
August 18, 2013
The "fact-value split" is a dubious distinction, illustrated by several recent articles. Scientists cannot act as if their findings are values-free.
If Morality Evolved, Is It Righteous?
September 12, 2012
Evolutionists are determined to keep morality from succeeding as a defeater for natural selection.
Darwinist: Charity Is Really Selfishness
August 15, 2012
According to one Darwinist, selfish societies evolve into egalitarian ones, for selfish reasons. It's all in the math, the genes, and natural selection.