In 2005 a high profile trial saw the Dover School District taken to court for promoting Intelligent Design (ID) as an alternative theory to evolution in classrooms. 15 years on Mike Behe, a prominent biochemist and ID advocate who took the stand as a defence witness, talks about what the case meant for the ID movement. Joshua Swamidass is a Read More ›
Protein chemist Douglas Axe spoke defends the thesis that, “Four-Year-Olds Grasp Design Better Than Most Biology Professors.” Dr. Axe isn’t denigrating expertise. “The problem,” he says, “is not expertise. The problem is tyranny.” Of course that’s true of more areas of thought than just evolutionary biology, as he goes on to explain. Also, the tyranny is exerted not only by Read More ›
Biologist Michael Denton’s new book, The Miracle of the Cell, considers the scientific evidence for intelligent design from a new perspective and at a new level. As with his previous books, it’s a more fundamental view than that of all other ID literature. Here, Denton discusses his new book The Miracle of the Cell with Eric Anderson in this Zoom Read More ›
Activists in Seattle have long sought to transform the city into a progressive utopia. But after the death of George Floyd, they accelerated their plans — and sought to implement them by force. This is the story of the recent unrest and the anarchy to come. Christopher Rufo is the director of the Discovery Institute’s Center on Wealth & Poverty. Read More ›
In this webinar, Center on Wealth & Poverty Director Christopher Rufo speaks with Professor Patrick Deneen about his most recent book Why Liberalism Failed, the civil unrest sweeping the nation, and the upcoming election. Patrick J. Deneen is Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame and has written four books, including The Odyssey of Political Theory, Democratic Faith, Conserving America?, and Read More ›
Join renowned author and biologist Michael Denton as he explores the myriad of ways nature is fit not just for life, but for human life. Denton is author of the new book The Miracle of the Cell (2020) as well as many other books such as Nature’s Destiny, Fire-Maker, The Wonder of Water, and Evolution: Still a Theory in Crisis. Read More ›
Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Dr. Jay Richards interviews George Gilder, Discovery Institute co-founder, author, and technology futurist, regarding his ground-breaking best-seller, Wealth and Poverty, and how the principles of capitalism articulated in the book are as applicable today as they have ever been.