Video: The Rhetoric of Darwin

In this clip, CSC fellow Professor John Angus Campbell analyzes the naturalistic rhetoric employed by Darwin in The Origin of Species. Campbell focuses on the Darwinian term “natural selection” and the way Darwin crafts his arguments to convince his audience of this central point of his work. This DVD is available from Access Research Network.

Darwinist Biologist P.Z. Myers’ “Nice Feedback Mechanism”– “Greater Science Literacy…Is Going to Lead to the Erosion of Religion”

The most astonishing thing about Premise Media’s new documentary Expelled is the candor with which prominent Darwinist scientists admit their own ideological agenda in science education. In the film, Darwinists admit that atheist metaphysics is essential to their science. They insist that scientific education should erode their students’ belief in God. Among the most prominent […]

Darwin of the Gaps

On June 26, 2000, President Bill Clinton announced the completion of the Human Genome Project, which had just deciphered the sequence of DNA in a human cell. “Today,” he said, “we are learning the language in which God created life.” At the president’s side was Francis Collins, director of the project, who had helped to […]

Ben Stein’s New Film Expelled No. 1 in Blogosphere

From a release issued by Premise Media: SANTA FE, N.M.Something amazing happened yesterday. The controversy around Premise Media’s upcoming movie Ben Stein’s EXPELLED: No Intelligence Allowed became the hottest topic in the blogosphere. According to BlogPulse, a service of Nielsen Buzzmetrics, the issue held the number one slot throughout the day on Monday, March 24th […]

Hundreds Turn Out for Seattle Screening of Ben Stein Film Expelled

Last night was another screening of Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, this one in Seattle and sans the infamous partycrasher Richard Dawkins. Still, the downtown theater, AMC Pacific Place, was packed out. Like every other screening, the audience loved it. The movie, whatever you might think of intelligent design, or evolution, or Darwin, is entertaining and […]

Dawkins Flip-Flops on Link between Darwinism and Fascism

According The New York Times, arch-Darwinist Richard Dawkins is now asserting that the new film Expelled perpetrates a “major outrage” because the film suggests there is a link between Darwinian ideology and ideas like Nazism. Say what? In 2005, Dawkins himself declared that such a link existed, responding to an Austrian interviewer that “a Darwinian […]

Can Intelligent Design Guide Scientific Research?

In this clip, Dr. Jonathan Wells introduces the question “Can ID Guide Scientific Research?” Wells explains how a trip to the Michigan-based company Ideation reinforced the need for intelligent design to solve practical problems. In response, Wells developed his Theory of Organismal Problem Solving, or TOPS, modeled after a Russian problem-solving method named TRIZ. Wells […]

Antibiotic Resistance, Darwin’s Theory, and My Discussion with Mr. Dunford

Darwinist Mike Dunford is incensed with the manner in which I quoted him in one of my recent posts. I pointed out, using Mr. Dunford’s own words, that the assertion that an understanding of natural selection was essential to laboratory research on bacterial resistance to antibiotics was inconsistent with the Darwinist assertion that the biological […]

Richard Dawkins, World’s Most Famous Darwinist, Stoops to Gate-crashing Expelled

Like many films in pre-release, Ben Stein’s Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed is being selectively screened around the country to develop a buzz. Press will be invited to screen the final version in three weeks, I’m told, while the official opening in theaters is April 18. Surprisingly, even the private screenings are causing excitement. Audiences love […]

More Troubles in the Tree of Animal Life

In late 2005, three biologists published a study in Science which concluded, “Despite the amount of data and breadth of taxa analyzed, relationships among most [animal] phyla remained unresolved.” In 2008, the relationships among animals are still controversial. A recent news release at Science Daily highlights a new study, “Tree Of Animal Life Has Branches […]