On this episode of ID The Future from the vault, Discovery Institute Senior Fellow David Klinghoffer discusses the move by National Review editor Rich Lowry in 2012 to sever ties with two regular contributors, John Derbyshire and Robert Weissberg, after discovering their connections to racialist groups promoting race superiority, eugenics, and other morally repugnant ideas. Klinghoffer explains how Darwinian evolution has informed proponents of these ideas, and how important it is to identify and root out this kind of thinking before it has a chance to pollute respectable institutions and publications. As Klinghoffer makes clear, Darwinian ideas are hardly the only possible source of racist thinking, and of course racism long predates Charles Darwin. But Darwinism has proved fertile soil Read More ›
An actor in Hollywood raises the important question of when people should and shouldn’t be skeptical of claims made in the name of science, inspiring a response from political scientist John West, author of Darwin Day in America. Read More ›
On this episode of ID: The Future, Biologist Jonathan Wells, author of Zombie Science, and political scientist John West, author of Darwin Day in America, recently visited Hollywood for the final performance of the play Disinherit the Wind. Read More ›
On this episode of ID: The Future, neurosurgeon Michael Egnor discusses Jerry Coyne’s free speech double standard. Peter Singer has advocated killing some handicapped newborns in the crib, and after some handicapped people protested and disrupted his lectures, Coyne objected to their infringing on Singer’s free speech rights. But then Read More ›
On this episode of ID the Future, Andrew McDiarmid reviews a recent incident at Middlebury College, where disagreement with a speaker’s point of view led to chaos and even violence. Read More ›
On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. James Le Fanu concludes his talk on big science with insight into its increasingly dogmatic tendencies. Science seems to be discovering its boundaries as it becomes laden with more and more indigestible facts. In this third and final segment of the three-part series, Dr. Le Fanu addresses the phenomenon and the paradox of science today as it finds itself limited by materialist assumptions. Dr. James Le Fanu is a critically acclaimed science writer and medical practitioner. He is the author of several books, his most recent being Why Us?: How Science Rediscovered the Mystery of Ourselves, published in 2009.
On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. James Le Fanu continues his talk on the state of scientific study today. Despite the general belief that new discoveries in genetics and neuroscience would soon reveal the secret of life, we have instead found that recent findings in these fields have unveiled even more mysteries. Listen in as Dr. Le Fanu discusses the perplexities that we have stumbled upon in this age of scientific exploration. Dr. James Le Fanu is a critically acclaimed science writer and medical practitioner. He is the author of several books, his most recent being Why Us?: How Science Rediscovered the Mystery of Ourselves, published in 2009.
On this episode of ID The Future, Discovery Institute Senior Fellow David Klinghoffer explores the latest developments involving Dr. Ben Carson and the protests surrounding his doubts over Darwinian evolution after being invited to speak at Emory University’s commencement this year. Read More ›
On this episode of ID The Future, host David Boze interviews filmmaker Fred Foote, writer and producer of the new feature-length drama Alleged, which seeks to tell the real story behind the infamous 1925 Scopes Trial in Dayton, Tennessee that pitched Darwinian evolution against belief in God. Read More ›
On this episode of ID the Future, Casey Luskin continues his talk with Dr. Cornelius Hunter, who recently signed up to take an online college-level course on evolution. Dr. Hunter discusses the dogmatic arguments for Darwinian evolution that he encountered and his experience dialoguing with fellow students.