Archives for May, 2008

David Brooks has a fairly goofy column in today’s New York Times. Apparently “hard-core materialism” is on its way out: Over the past several years, the momentum has shifted away from hard-core materialism. The brain seems less like a cold machine. It does not operate like a computer. Instead, meaning, belief and consciousness seem to…

Okay, Joke’s Over…

There’s nothing to see here. Let’s all move along now… Oh, and go see Iron Man. Great movie!

What I Really Think

It’s sweet. It’s soooo sweet. All the years of hiding, of playing along, of pretending to be one of them, just to get to this point. How many times did I sit there during afternoon tea, throwing darts at the board with Michael Behe’s face on it, laughing at their sick little jokes: How many…

Tenure!

Here at EvolutionBlog we’re sometimes a bit slow with the routine maintenance. My blogroll over there has long been in need of a massive updating. My brief attempt to come up with a cool banner for the blog foundered on my general lack of motivation for such a project. And I still haven’t gotten around…

I have often commented that it is the arguments of theistic evolutionists, as opposed to those offered by Creationists, that have convinced me that evolution and Christianity can not be reconciled in any reasonable way. A good case in point is Francisco Ayala. Via Ed Brayton I came across this profile of Ayala from Tuesday’s…