Living in a world where a chorus of competing voices would pull us toward opposing viewpoints on a great many topics, rather than avoiding such subjects, we would do well to consider the evidence. Regardless of the topic, in order to fairly explore a subject we will need to sidestep a host of logical fallacies such as sweeping generalizations, personal attack, appeal to fear as well as begging the question. Instead, we will need to focus upon: “What is the evidence?”
So, is it reasonable to conclude God exists? The Old and New Testaments announce that the world itself reveals truths about God and his existence (Psalm 19:1; Romans 1:20). Here are some initial brief excursions into some areas meriting further examination. Continue reading “God exists”
The phrase “Copernicus principle” was invented to suggest the earth and the life upon it are common, occupying no significant status in the cosmos. Today this viewpoint dominates among scientists.
Later, Brandon Carter coined the term “anthropic principle” when asking why everything is just right at this time and place to support intelligent life capable of studying the universe. Continue reading “Are we special? Using science and probability to reassess our place in the universe”
by Barry Newton
Is Intelligent Design science? Is evolutionary biology science? This depends upon how science is defined. Expect wide disagreement. Continue reading “Is it Science? Is Science being diluted?”
Will Ben Stein’s film, “Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed,” succeed in raising questions of angst among the entrenched voices of “Big Science?” From the spigot of Wikipedia gush sources revealing the standard ironic reaction by dissenters to Intelligent Design. Continue reading To Darwin Or Not To Darwin?