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Theory of Evolution

Father Sues Officials For Teaching Evolution

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

The West Virginia parent of an aspiring veterinarian filed a lawsuit on May 12 alleging local, state and federal officials propagated a "religious fai...

Darwin's Revolutionary Evolution

Mario Livio | Posted 04.19.2015 | Science
Mario Livio

Indeed, together with the Copernican revolution, the Darwinian revolution basically demolished the human anthropocentric view of the universe. The impact of the Darwinian revolution was and still is felt far beyond the boundaries of science.

Given That It's Just a Theory, Why Can't the Theory of Evolution Be Wrong?

Quora | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

When you say, "The theory of evolution is something that can never be proven or disproven definitively," that's actually incorrect. The theory of evolution CAN be disproven. And that's the beauty of it.

Did Jesus Christ Really Rise From The Dead?

Steve Siebold | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Steve Siebold

This Easter Sunday, when more people pack churches around the country than any other Sunday morning to hear the story of Easter, we should all take the time to examine both the story of Jesus and evolution through the eyes of objective reality.

Forgotten 'Father' Of Evolution Emerges From Darwin's Shadow

| Posted 01.25.2013 | Science

By James Poskett and Nature magazine Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace are credited for co-discovering evolution by natural selection in e...

Are You An Evolutionary?

Carter Phipps | Posted 09.01.2012 | Books
Carter Phipps

Today, the idea of evolution, the basic notion of process, change, and development over time, is affecting much more than biology.

Board Of Education Candidate: Evolution Is A 'Satanic Lie'

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 10.02.2012 | Education

Science and religion are once again pitted against each other -- this time in a Kansas Board of Education race in which one candidate, Jack Wu, has ca...

School Texts Claim Loch Ness Monster Is Real In Effort To Disprove Darwinism

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.26.2012 | Education

Some students at private schools in Louisiana are being taught that Scotland's fabled Loch Ness monster is real, a claim that is then held as evidence...

Former Texas Education Board Chair On The Colbert Report: 'I Don't Think [God] Used Evolution'

Posted 04.25.2012 | Education

"The Revisionaries," a documentary about textbook standard-setting in Texas, recently debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival, and key subject Don McLero...

Further Comments on 'What Is the Key to a Realistic Theory of Evolution?'

James A. Shapiro | Posted 04.24.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

My post last week elicited a number of sharply critical comments from conventional evolutionary thinkers, most notably from my University of Chicago colleague Jerry Coyne on his Why Evolution Is True website. Let me respond and add four additional points.

Theory -- A Word That Gets No Respect

Michael D. Fayer | Posted 03.07.2012 | Science
Michael D. Fayer

When a body of tested scientific knowledge is said to be "only a theory," the scientific meaning of the word is perverted with the effect of trivializing issues that may have life and death consequences for the entire world.

America's Ongoing War on Evolution: A Christian's Lament

Karl Giberson, Ph.D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Karl Giberson, Ph.D

Anti-evolution in America is big business. Polls reveal widespread opposition to evolution in America that shows no sign of abating

Why Are You Here? A New Theory May Hold The Missing Piece

Robert Lanza, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Lanza, M.D.

Why do you happen to be alive on this lush little planet at just the right time in the history of the universe? Biocentrism -- a new theory of everything −- provides the missing piece.

Dawkins at Duke: Just the Facts, Ma'am

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

At times, with its mention of Web sites and the suggestion that people organize and send money, Richard Dawkins' lecture on Sunday had the feel of a political rally. Most of the time, however, it was pretty glorious science.

How Evolution Gets Used And Abused In The Science-Religion Debate

Dr. Denis Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. Denis Alexander

It's best just to let scientific theories do the job that they're good at, and not invest them with ideologies that have nothing to do with the science.

Evolution Presupposes Design, So Why the Controversy?

Ervin Laszlo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ervin Laszlo

Evolution of life presupposes intelligent design. But the design it presupposes is not the design of the products of evolution; it's the design of its preconditions.

Evolution Foes Add Global Warming To Targets | Leslie Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Critics of the teaching of evolution in the nation's classrooms are gaining ground in some states by linking the issue to global warming, arguing that...

Promoting the Pornography of Creationism

Bill Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Allen

I proposed in jest the idea of an online degree in "creationism." I never imagined that anyone could seriously put forward such an outlandish idea. Boy, was I ever wrong.

Ending the Pornography of Creation

Bill Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Allen

Now is the time to confront one of the major myths perpetuated by the previous anti-intellectual, anti-science regime. Now is the time to keep science in science class and keep religion out.

Unintelligent Design

Gary Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gary Marcus

Lost amid all the recent discussions of intelligent design is one simple basic fact: the human species isn't intelligently designed.

Creationism In US High Schools: 16 Percent Of US Science Teachers Are Creationists

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ABC News reports on the findings of a study that concluded 16% of U.S. science teachers are Creationists, and that, disturbingly, one in eight are tea...