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Politicians Refuse to Tell Us Their Thoughts…

Sciencedebate.org is trying to get someone… anyone in the US congress to answer some questions.  But they are refusing. Sigh… so much for transparency in government. The sad part is the senators and reps on this list are the chairs … Continue reading

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Whereupon I reply to a commenter

I know I haven’t been posting much.  I’ve been working quite a bit lately and most of my work involves writing.  I’ve been writing the equivalent of 4 or 5 blog posts a day for work and just don’t feel … Continue reading

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Why We are Doomed

I haven’t had this frustrating an experience in a while. It is really amazing that two people, both at least moderately intelligent, capable of research and critical thinking, when presented with literally tons of evidence can still, using logic, for … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We Just Test Intelligent Design and Be Done With the Question?

When Stephen Meyer’s Signature in the Cell came out (roughly December of 2009) a discussion on Amazon was started.  Lately, the thread has become a rather embarrassing set of comments for the pro-ID crowd.  I don’t encourage reading the whole … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design is Anti-Evolution (Support Conclusion)

Author note: I’ll be travelling this weekend and honestly, I’m bored with this whole thing at this point.  I was mildly disappointed by my opponent.  He didn’t even try very hard.  So here is my conclusion.  Once I hear that … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design is Anti-Evolution (Against Rebuttal)

(Ed note: I can’t seem to get the internal links working correctly.  The original is here.) Joe’s rebuttal follows the break.

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Intelligent Design is Anti-Evolution (Support Rebuttal)

Joe, if you were banned from my blog, then how come we’re having this debate?  And how come you can still post here? I have no quibble with the definitions of evolution that Joe presented.  They are all reasonable. Joe, … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design is Anti-Evolution (Against Opening)

This is the opening argument against the proposition that Intelligent Design is anti-evolution.  This is by guest poster JoeG.  The original is located here.  (Joe, I tried to get the formatting the same, if there is an issue with formatting, … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design is Anti-evolution (Support Opening)

Prologue Before I get started, let me thank JoeG for participating in this formal debate.  I seriously doubt anything will change because of this, but it could be fun.  The topic selected (by JoeG) is either the absolute worst topic to … Continue reading

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