I keep hearing from cdesign proponentsists that ID is not creationism. That ID is totally a scientific theory with predictions and everything that they’d love to show except the dog ate their lab notes the mean old bourgeois scientific establishment is suppressing the truth. And then Bill Dembski posts this: The 2nd Law of Thermodynamics… Continue reading ID and the 2LoT
September 30 is Blasphemy Day. This has a lot of people upset, including Bill Dembski, and I’m sure we can count on BillDo to splutter something incoherent about it when he hears about it. Which raises the question, why blaspheme? For one thing, it’s fun, even if it’s not very noble: it’s pushing people’s buttons… Continue reading Why Blaspheme?
The Center for Inquiry is holding a blasphemy contest on the occasion of blasphemy day. So put your thinking caps on and come up with something that fits on a T-shirt, and also, in another time or place, would also get you arrested or killed for wearing said T-shirt. What’s more amusing is that this… Continue reading Awww! They Hurt Bill’s Feelings!
Bill Dembski has announced that he has a couple of new books coming out. One of them, cowritten by Michael Licona, is called Evidence for God: 50 Arguments for Faith from the Bible, History, Philosophy, and Science. Fifty bucks says there nothing convincing in there; that Dembski is merely jumping on the gravy train of… Continue reading Sucker Bet, Anyone?
Huh. Looks like Bill Dembski got a paper published in IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, Volume 39 Issue 5, Sept. 2009. I haven’t had a chance to read this yet, but here’s the abstract: Abstract—Conservation of information theorems indicate that any search algorithm performs, on average, as well… Continue reading Bill Dembski Gets A Paper Published
Bill Dembski reports: Judge Jones gets multiple honorary degrees, Ben Stein has his withdrawn That’s referring to the fact that Ben Stein, the game show host who recently narrated a movie blaming the Holocaust on evolution, was invited to be a commencement speaker at the University of Vermont, but when it was brought to the… Continue reading Some Good News From ID-Land
Reuters reports that Spain is expected to pass a law granting rights to non-human apes: MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s parliament voiced its support on Wednesday for the rights of great apes to life and freedom in what will apparently be the first time any national legislature has called for such rights for non-humans. Dembski’s reaction:… Continue reading Dembski on Animal Rights
The “Editorial Review” of Bill Dembski’s new book says that it’s aimed at readers whose understanding may have been confused by educational bias and one–sided arguments and attacks. In case you were wondering who exactly these readers might be, Billy clarifies: [The book] is geared specifically at mobilizing Christian young people, homeschoolers, and church youth… Continue reading How Could Anyone Possibly Think ID Is Religion?
Bill Dembski warns his fans: Paul Kurtz’s Center for Inquiry is partnering with SUNY-Buffalo (the State University of New York) to offer an Ed.M. in “scientific literacy” So? Private organizations team up with educational institutions all the time. What’s so bad about this program? (which will include a whopping dose of Darwinism and an assault… Continue reading Dembski: Scientific Literacy = Assault on ID
Bill “The Isaac Newton of Information Science” Dembski gave a talk at Oklahoma University in Norman, entitled “Why Atheism is no Longer Intellectually Fulfilling: The Challenge of Intelligent Design to Unintelligent Evolution”. But it appears that instead of the usual audience bussed in from local churches, the talk was attended by a lot of OU… Continue reading Carnival of the Dembski