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Sunday, August 06, 2006

New book: Politically incorrect guide to Darwinism

I gave up being politically correct a while back, when I discovered I was practically choking on my own flesh, let alone my own words - my brain was turning to mush, thinking of ways to say what I really meant without offending people I did nto even respect - so I decided it was better and safer and more sane to just be politically incorrect and call the shots as they came down. My life improved dramatically. The people I lost were never really friends.

Jonathan Wells, one of the hated ID biologists, has just written The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design.

Given how much that guy is viewed as a problem for puncturing Darwinist icons - in an environment where it is not yet legal to behead unbelievers - you should buy and read this book if you think the establishment is sometimes wrong. But not if you think the establishment is always right or should always be given the benefit of the doubt, despite growing dissent. In that case, why upset yourself? There's lots of pap on legacy mainstream TV.
If you like this blog, check out my book on the intelligent design controversy, By Design or by Chance?. You can read excerpts as well.

Are you looking for one of the following stories?

A summary of tech guru George Gilder's arguments for ID and against Darwinism

A critical look at why March of the Penguins was thought to be an ID film.

A summary of recent opinion columns on the ID controversy

A summary of recent polls of US public opinion on the ID controversy

A summary of the Catholic Church's entry into the controversy, essentially on the side of ID.

O'Leary's intro to non-Darwinian agnostic philosopher David Stove's critique of Darwinism

An ID Timeline: The ID folk seem always to win when they lose.

O’Leary’s comments on Francis Beckwith, a Dembski associate, being denied tenure at Baylor.

Why origin of life is such a difficult problem.
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