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Berlinski, 2/5

September 8th, 2011 · No Comments

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 06, 2011 Science & Religion with David Berlinski: Chapter 2 of 5 David Berlinski discusses why he thinks Darwin’s theory is flawed. PERMALINK http://tv.nationalreview.com/uncommonknowledge/post/?q=MTc4ZDM0Zjc5YWU4NzhjODA1NzA0ZmRjODhiNjBmOGU= David Berlinski

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It Wasn’t Just Neanderthals

September 7th, 2011 · No Comments

http://www.theatlanticwire.com/technology/2011/09/it-wasnt-just-neanderthals-ancient-humans-had-sex-other-hominids/42117/

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Ancient Humans Were Mixing It Up

September 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Ancient Humans Were Mixing It Up: Anatomically Modern Humans Interbred With More Archaic Hominin Forms While in Africa ScienceDaily (Sep. 5, 2011) — It is now widely accepted that the species Homo sapiens originated in Africa and eventually spread throughout the world. But did those early humans interbreed with more ancestral forms of the genus […]

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Mutation and land-based plants

September 5th, 2011 · No Comments

http://trinitybook.wordpress.com/2011/09/01/genetic-mutation-led-to-the-first-land-based-plants/

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Woolly Rhino Fossil Discovery

September 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Woolly Rhino Fossil Discovery in Tibet Provides Important Clues to Evolution of Ice Age Giants ScienceDaily (Sep. 1, 2011) — A new paper published in the journal Science reveals the discovery of a primitive woolly rhino fossil in the Himalayas, which suggests some giant mammals first evolved in present-day Tibet before the beginning of the […]

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Dawkins advocates his own denounced ‘child abuse’

September 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Dawkins et al. blame religionists of child abuse, and now this: Teach five-year-olds Darwin’s theory of evolution, says Professor Richard Dawkins Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2032485/Teach-year-olds-Darwins-theory-evolution-says-Professor-Richard-Dawkins.html#ixzz1Win2Tmpq Part of the problem now is the way that everyone is indoctrinated in natural selection in the name of evolution. Doing this to five year olds! NOT!

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Liberals’ View of Darwin

September 1st, 2011 · No Comments

Coulter Op-ed: Liberals’ View of Darwin Unable to Evolve Read more: http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=45893#ixzz1WihMKXyp

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Free-speech victory

August 31st, 2011 · No Comments

Science center settles lawsuit over ‘Darwin’s Dilemma’ ‘This is the 1st free-speech victory for the Intelligent Design movement’ ——————————————————————————– Read more: Science center settles lawsuit over ‘Darwin’s Dilemma’ http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=339237#ixzz1Wd3uryjd

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Neanderthals have been widely under-estimated

August 30th, 2011 · No Comments

Neanderthal survival story revealed in Jersey caves New investigations at an iconic cave site on the Channel Island of Jersey have led archaeologists to believe the Neanderthals have been widely under-estimated.

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Handing Coulter debating points

August 30th, 2011 · No Comments

http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2011/08/someone_has_taken_the_coulter.php?utm_source=mostactive&utm_medium=link It is disastrous for naive Darwinists (and liberals) to hand Coulter an easy debate over Darwinian evolution. And it is equally disastrous to suggest that Darwinism is a liberal idea, when in fact it is a conservative social darwinist mess, one that conservative ID-ists are thrilled to land on the heads of confused liberals. […]

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Wilson gets idiocy award for ‘nice guy’ social darwinism

August 30th, 2011 · No Comments

David Sloan Wilson has to deserve the booby prize award for naivete about Darwinism. The attempt to use ‘evolution’ as an idea will not work if you make Darwinian assumptions. I wish Huffpost would give equal time to some decent critics of Darwinism. Talk of formulating public policy from an evolutionary perspective raises the specter […]

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$110,000 to Settle Intelligent Design Discrimination Lawsuit

August 29th, 2011 · No Comments

California Science Center Pays $110,000 to Settle Intelligent Design Discrimination Lawsuit

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New species

August 28th, 2011 · No Comments

New Monkey and American Bird Species Found http://richarddawkins.net/articles/642830-new-monkey-and-american-bird-species-found By JENNIFER VIEGAS – DISCOVERY NEWS Added: Saturday, 27 August 2011 at 11:35 PM

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“When Did it Become Controversial for a Republican to Support Creationism?”

August 28th, 2011 · No Comments

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Humans got immunity boost from Neanderthals

August 26th, 2011 · No Comments

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/la-sci-neanderthal-immune-genes-20110826,0,377237.story: Humans got immunity boost from Neanderthals, study finds Neanderthals, as well as hominids known as Denisovans, contributed key types of immune genes still found in human populations, scientists say.

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Archaean Microfossils

August 25th, 2011 · No Comments

http://www.evolutionnews.org/2011/08/surprisingly_soon_archaean_mic049921.html

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Discovery of a 160-Million-Year-Old Fossil

August 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Discovery of a 160-Million-Year-Old Fossil Represents a New Milestone in Early Mammal Evolution ScienceDaily (Aug. 24, 2011) — A remarkably well-preserved fossil discovered in northeast China provides new information about the earliest ancestors of most of today’s mammal species — the placental mammals. According to a paper published August 25 in the journal Nature, this […]

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A little democracy might expose Darwinian ideology

August 24th, 2011 · 1 Comment

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/on-faith/post/science-is-not-democratic/2011/08/24/gIQAdEgxaJ_blog.html: Science is not democratic The comic irony here is that if science, in this case, was more democratic, we might have the play of opinions and viewpoints that would drive scientists to upgrade from Darwinian ideology to real science. This pitiful article in fact shows us why the scientific process, distorted, can be dangerous. […]

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Born, and Evolved, to Run

August 24th, 2011 · No Comments

Born, and Evolved, to Run

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Intelligent design has no place in Texas classrooms

August 24th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Intelligent design has no place in Texas classrooms ID may have no place, but Darwinism has no place either.

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Rick Perry’s true ID

August 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

Rick Perry’s true ID: creationism in the classroom Republican candidate Rick Perry believes creationism should be taught in schools. That breaches both science and constitution

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Talking rot on probability

August 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

Evolution And Probabilities: A Response to Jason Rosenhouse One of the mysteries of the Darwin paradigm is the way competent (?) mathematicians suddenly talk rot on the subject of probability.

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Cooking a Giant Leap in Human Evolution: Homo Erectus the First Chefs

August 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/202384/20110823/homo-erectus-molar-homo-sapiens-neanderthals-apes-molar-dna-fossil-primates-evolution-habilines-cook.htm

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“Irremediable Complexity”

August 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

http://www.evolutionnews.org/2011/08/irremediable_complexity049851.html “Irremediable Complexity” Michael Behe August 22, 2011 5:00 AM | Permalink An intriguing “hypothesis” paper entitled “How a neutral evolutionary ratchet can build cellular complexity”1, where the authors speculate about a possible solution to a possible problem, recently appeared in the journal IUBMB Life. It is an expanded version of a short essay called […]

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