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Wesley J. Smith Testifies Before Texas State Senate

Discovery Senior Fellow Wesley J. Smith appeared before the Texas State Senate Committee on Health and Human Services to advocate in favor of SB2089. The purpose of the bill is to improve Texas's medical futility provisions and to make end of life healthcare disputes between patients, providers, and their families cooperative rather coercive, which Smith currently believes to be the case.

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May
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May
5
05
2019

Foresight: How the Chemistry of Life Reveals Planning and Purpose

Featuring Brazilian chemist Dr. Marcos Eberlin
Marcos Eberlin
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May
05
May
5
05
2019
Dallas, TX
In his extraordinary new book, Foresight: How the Chemistry of Life Reveals Planning and Purpose, renowned Brazilian chemist Marcos Eberlinexplores a gold rush of recent scientific discoveries that pose a grave challenge to modern evolutionary theory. Drawing on his expertise as former president of the International Mass Spectrometry Foundation, Dr. Eberlin uncovers a myriad of artful solutions to major engineering challenges in the biological realm, solutions that point beyond blind evolution to the workings of an attribute unique to minds — foresight. Come hear Dr. Eberlin speak on his new book in the greater Dallas area on May 5!  When Sunday, May 5, 7:00 PM Where 121 Community Church (in the Sanctuary)2701 IRA E Woods AveGrapevine, TX
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May
05
May
7
07
2019

Foresight: How the Chemistry of Life Reveals Planning and Purpose

Featuring Brazilian Chemist Dr. Marcos Eberlin
Marcos Eberlin
Date
May
05
May
7
07
2019
Woodland Park Zoo
Seattle, WA
In his extraordinary new book, Foresight: How the Chemistry of Life Reveals Planning and Purpose, renowned Brazilian chemist Marcos Eberlin explores a gold rush of recent scientific discoveries that pose a grave challenge to modern evolutionary theory. Drawing on his expertise as former president of the International Mass Spectrometry Foundation, Dr. Eberlin uncovers a myriad of artful solutions to major engineering challenges in the biological realm, solutions that point beyond blind evolution to the workings of an attribute unique to minds — foresight. Foresight is not officially released until May 15, so this pre-release event provides a special opportunity to hear from Dr. Eberlin in person and purchase the book at a steep discount. Join us at the Woodland
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May
05
May
13
13
2019

The Biggest Myths about Science and Faith

Historian of science Michael Keas explodes some of the most popular and pernicious myths about science and religion.
Michael Newton Keas
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May
05
May
13
13
2019
Denton Bible Church
Denton, TX
Scientists love to tell stories about the quest to understand the universe — stories that often have profound implications for belief or disbelief in God. But more often than not, the stories are nothing but myths. Join us as Michael Keas, a historian of science and Senior Fellow of Discovery Institute’s Center for Science & Culture, explodes some of the most popular and pernicious myths about science and religion. Based on arguments from his new book, Unbelievable: 7 Myths About the History and Future of Science and Religion, Keas lays out the facts to show how far the conventional wisdom departs from reality. He also shows how these myths have proliferated over the past four centuries and exert so much influence today. Some examples of Keas’ revelations include: Why

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August
08
Aug
7
07
2019

Gilder Fellows Summer Seminar

George Gilder
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August
08
Aug
7
07
2019
Seattle Pacific University
Seattle, WA
The Gilder Fellows Seminar is an intimate study experience with Discovery Institute Fellows in Seattle, Washington, in August 2019. At the Gilder Fellows Seminar, you'll have the chance to interact with scholars George Gilder, Michael Medved, Jay Richards, John West, and others. Through guided lecturers and readings, participants will explore questions such as: Is free enterprise still the best system for human flourishing?How do we cultivate the “spirit of enterprise”?What do cultures need to alleviate poverty and create wealth?How should we respond to the resurgence of interest in socialism?How does capitalism relate to the Judeo-Christian tradition?What makes the information economy unique?What are the promises and perils of future technology?How do we prepare for a