I Think Darwinism Is A Religion

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    Bacteria Are More Respectable

    I read with what would be despair if I cared enough that the courts, this time in Pennsylvania, are again getting their knickers in a knot over Evolution. Oh help. There must be another planet somewhere upon which to hide. Oprah, Rush Limbaugh, singing commercials, delayed...
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    1 Response Apr 18, 2010

    Lockstep 'thinking'

    Oh help. The religious orthodoxy that impedes discussion of biological evolution continues with its accustomed dreadful tenacity. I’m going to hide in Tierra del Fuego. One difference between faith and science is that science allows with reasonable grace the questioning...
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    1 Response Apr 18, 2010

    All God's Chillun Gottun Gotta Have Structure. Most'em, Leastways

    People seem to need an overarching explanation of things—of origins, meaning, purpose, and destiny. Christianity provided these things for a long time but, at the close of the Enlightenment, was losing its luster among the educated. Too much in Christianity just didn...
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    Apr 18, 2010

    Scientists Find No Genetic Evidence For Evolution

    Critics of Darwin's theory of evolution point to flaws in the fossil record (no new species, no missing links) as evidence that the theory is false. But in the 1960s scientists discovered genetic material called DNA and were quick to suggest that the rate of change in DNA is...
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    Asking Questions About Evolution

    I was about fifteen when I began to think about evolution. I was then just discovering the sciences systematically, and took them as what they offered themselves to be, a realm of reason and dispassionate regard for truth. There was a hard-edged clarity to them that I liked...
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    Apr 18, 2010
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