Round-up of Recent News Stories on
Intelligent Design and Evolution
Recently stories about intelligent design and evolution have been appearing more regularly in the mainstream media. Many of these have to do with ongoing arguments over the scientific evidence for and against Darwinian evolution, and academic freedom cases of scholars and scientists researching intelligent design theory. Here's a rundown of some of the biggest stories of recent weeks.
PBS' NOVA aired its review of the Dover intelligent design trial and misrepresented what intelligent design is and what its proponents say about it.
In conjunction with its programming about the Dover trial, PBS also issued a controversial teaching guide that inserts religion into the classroom and encourages teaching practices that are likely unconstitutional,
Baylor University Lariat ran a front page story about the ongoing controversy over Professor Robert Marks' bioinformatics lab and its research related to evolution and intelligent design.
Biochemist Michael Behe's new book The Edge of Evolution continues to sell well, and Behe continues to respond to Darwinist's attacks. His Amazon Author's page has a growing number of Behe's responses to his critics such as Ken Miller, Nick Matze, Sean Carrol and more.
John West's new book Darwin Day in America: How Our Politics and Culture Have Been Dehumanized in the Name of Science was released this month tells the disturbing story of scientific expertise run amuck, exposing how an ideological interpretation of Darwinian biology and reductionist science have been used to degrade American culture over the past century through their impact on criminal justice, welfare, business, education, and bioethics.
A brand new website --intelligentdesign.org-- was launched to provide people searching for information about intelligent design (ID) online an easy way to access all the leading ID websites.