It’s Not Nothing: When Religion and Science Overreach
The author explains why scientists and Christian apologists need to be held to the same standards of argumentation.
Anti-Evolutionism: The Bible Is Not the Main Issue
If you are interested in studying anti-evolutionism up close, then central Kansas and my current home, in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, are two excellent places to live.
Second Thoughts on Fine-Tuning
The Intelligent Design movement’s so-called Fine-Tuning Argument is easy to follow and has tremendous rhetorical appeal. In its simplest form, it merely observes that we live in a universe conducive to the evolution of human life, and that, if the universe were changed slightly in any of a hundred different ways, it would not remain …
Flipping a Quantum Coin
Several readers objected to Taner Edis’s discussion of randomness in his “An Accidental World” (FI, Science and Religion, Fall 2002). Quantum randomness may be counterintuitive, but it isn’t just a good idea, it’s the law. We invited Edis to expound further on the admittedly quizzical quantum randomness. —eds. Physics can get weird, so everyone who …