When materialists think about religion: Are you a (a) religious robot or (b) religious freak?
Recent posts at my other blog The Mindful Hack
Are you a religious robot or just a religious freak? The new discipline of "neurotheology", as understood in popular media, leaves you with just those two choices.
The results of a fascinating experiment, in which some people deliberately ignored rational information in favor of emotional information in assessing probability.
What would non-materialist economics look like? It would look like the economic world you actually experience, not the one that materialist experts propose.
For a dose of really "far out predictions, go here and listen to computer prophet Ray Kurzweil, who takes hundreds of nutritional supplements every day, "reprogramming my biochemistry."
Harvard briefly considers core course in religion.
My other blog is the Mindful Hack, which keeps tabs on neuroscience and the mind.
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?
My review of sci-fi great Rob Sawyer’s novel, The Calculating God , which addresses the concept of intelligent design.
My recent series on the spate of anti-God books, teen blasphemy challenge, et cetera, and the mounting anxiety of materialist atheists that lies behind it.
My review of Francis Collins’ book The Language of God , my backgrounder about peer review issues, or the evolutionary biologist’s opinion that all students friendly to intelligent design should be flunked.
Lists of theoretical and applied scientists who doubt Darwin and of academic ID publications.
My U of Toronto talk on why there is an intelligent design controversy, or my talk on media coverage of the controversy at the University of Minnesota.
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.
Why origin of life is such a difficult problem.
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