In 2013, from December 6-8 at Yale University, a group of smart, passionate, well-informed people gathered together to discuss what will likely become one of the discursive focal points of the next century in bioethics and scientific thought: granting legal personhood to non-human animals. 1,896 more words
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It has recently been announced that astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will be hosting the re-launch of the classic television series Cosmos. Pastor Matt Rawlings discusses it on his apologetics blog… 281 more words
Abstract: In The Design Argument, Elliot Sober makes two objections to the Organismic Design Argument as originally articulated by William Paley. Sober first argues that God is not a good explanation of design in nature unless one can provide independent evidence that God would be likely to desire to create the specific designs that we observe. 3,574 more words
Posit the design of leaves as natural. D’s t of e by rm and ns would decree that the way the leaf is now is a result of the best of previous natural designs being inherited genetically. 1,012 more words
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Social science is the application of human reason to study the stuff of human life.