Jay W. Richards

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Guillermo Gonzalez and Jay Richards on Recent Discoveries Supporting The Privileged Planet

On this ID the Future from the vault, Jay Richards and astrobiologist Guillermo Gonzalez discuss several discoveries made since 2004 supporting the conclusions of their 2004 book The Privileged Planet: How Our Place in the Cosmos Is Designed for Discovery.Gonzalez and Richards show how the book’s thesis — that conditions for life and scientific discovery meet on Earth to a fine-tuned degree that strongly points toward design — has been confirmed multiple times. Read More ›
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Solar Eclipse

Guillermo Gonzalez on What’s Changed Since The Privileged Planet

On this ID the Future from the vault, host Jay Richards and astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez, authors of The Privileged Planet: How Our Place in the Cosmos Is Designed for Discovery, discuss what’s changed in the years since the book first appeared. Read More ›
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Artists acrylic paint palette close up semi abstract background

Jay Richards on the Art of Answering Evolutionists

On today’s ID the Future, philosopher Jay Richards offers advices on engaging with evolutionists over the issues of origins, evolution, and intelligent design. Read More ›
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A humanoid robot waiter carries a tray of food and drinks in a restaurant. Artificial intelligence replaces maintenance staff. The concept of the future. 3D rendering
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The Future of Work is Coming — Will U.S. Graduates Be Ready?

Will the U.S. education system adequately prepare graduates with the skills and knowledge necessary for the future of work? Read More ›

Trump wants to cut red tape? He should start with the CFPB.

Writing at The Hill, Senior Fellow Jay Richards argues that President Trump should move to abolish the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The CFPB, a government agency created in 2011, was sold to the public as a fix to the causes of the 2008 financial crisis–but, in practice, is characterized by overreaching regulation with an unprecedented lack of oversight or accountability. Read Jay Richards’ article at The Hill.

The Privileged Planet

A number of factors must be perfectly met for the possibility of complex life on earth. These include: proper distance from the sun, liquid water, that it be a terrestrial planet, having tectonic plates, protected by large planets, orbiting the correct type of star, has a large moon, a magnetic field, and is oxygen rich. Listen is as we see Read More ›

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Understanding Capitalism and Fading College Affordability

Just a generation after capitalism triumphed with the collapse of the Soviet socialist system, a recent Pew poll reports that 49 percent of Americans 18-29 years old have a positive view of socialism while only 46 percent have positive views of capitalism. The ambivalence toward capitalism is due in part to the influence of the information and entertainment class — Read More ›

Prof. John Lennox on His New Book Seven Days That Divide the World

On this episode of ID The Future, Jay Richards talks with Professor and author John Lennox about one of his latest books, Seven Days that Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science. In his book, Lennox delves into controversial issues surrounding science and faith, answering common questions regarding apparent tensions between scripture and scientific evidence. Read More ›