On this episode of ID the Future, Discovery Institute Senior Fellow and philosopher of biology Paul Nelson tells about his surprise 60th birthday gift from his wife, a trip to the “scientific Mecca,” the Galapagos Islands. Charles Darwin, whose own birthday lands today, devoted a big portion of his notes and field books from his Beagle voyage to these amazing islands, where species can be found that exist nowhere else on earth, and where from Darwin’s day until now, the creatures have no fear of humans.Continue reading
On this episode of ID the Future, Casey Luskin continues his series discussing the top 10 problems with biological and chemical evolution. This series is based upon Casey Luskin’s chapter in the volume More than Myth, edited by Paul Brown and Robert Stackpole (Chartwell Press, 2014). In this segment, Casey discusses the ninth problem: how neo-Darwinism struggles to explain the biogeographical distribution of many species.
On this episode of ID The Future, Dr. John West, Associate Director of Discovery’s Center for Science & Culture, discusses Alfred Russel Wallace, co-discoverer of Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. Darwin’s Heretic is a new documentary short film now available online that highlights Wallace’s theory of “intelligent evolution” and reveals his contributions to biogeography. Continue reading