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Plantinga on Dover and Intelligent Design

Alvin Plantinga, one of the world's leading philosophers, asks:

Suppose I claim all Democrats belong in jail. One might ask: Could I advance the discussion by just defining the word "Democrat" to mean "convicted felon"? If you defined "Republican" to mean "unmitigated scoundrel," should Republicans everywhere hang their heads in shame?
What's his point?

Ultimately, that while Judge Jones gave two arguments for concluding that ID is not science (in the Dover trial), neither argument is sound.

The full article is here at Science and Theology News.