Those of us who have battled against the inclusion of creationism (including Intelligent Design) in the classroom have dealt with…
Tag Intelligent Design
Information is a tricky word. Mainly because it is confused a lot of the time, by the majority of the…
In a previous thread, I asked for publications that support Intelligent Design. Of all the ones listed, only one actually seemed to provide supporting evidence for ID. The others were interesting ideas, but mainly dealt with how evolution can’t have done x (produce complex folding proteins or whatever).
But the paper I want to talk about today was different. The title suggested, in no uncertain terms, what to expect.
EVIDENCE OF DESIGN IN BIRD FEATHERS AND AVIAN RESPIRATION
About a week ago, I took on the task of refuting the claims of Texas creationists. I used the so-called weaknesses of evolution from this page.
For your reference, I’ve included the complete list here. If I do anymore weaknesses of evolution, I’ll add them to this list.
The last section of the webpage “weaknesses of evolution” is some helpful tips from creationists about how to prevent misunderstandings.
Here’s the challenge. Can any ID proponent detect design?
Does not knowing exactly how something happened imply that it didn’t happen?
Creationists are constantly harping on the difference between “micro-evolution” and “macro-evolution”. ‘Micro’ being the small changes within a population that is readily observable in nature and the lab. ‘Macro’ being the larger changes between higher taxonomic levels. Personally, I greatly dislike this artificial distinction. There is evolution.
I was reading John’s free book today(PDF) (Thanks John!) and came across this quote, which so well refutes one of…
Bull cookies. Creationists have been claiming this for decades. Very often, they will also talk about how mutations damage genes…