Why Darwinism Survives

“What is it about even the slightest dissent from Darwin’s theory of natural selection that drives liberal elites (and even some conservative elites) bonkers?” Adam Wolfson asks that question in “Survival of the Evolution Debate: Why Darwin Is Still a Lightning Rod,” an essay published in the January 16, 2006 edition of The Weekly Standard.

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Monkey Business in the Classroom

Newsweek‘s magazine for college students, Current, features an interesting article, “Monkey Business,” on the campus presence of students who do not accept evolution. It’s worth…

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Darwin’s Dangerous Idea—No Middle Ground

Daniel C. Dennett is one of the world’s most influential evolutionary scientists, and unlike many of his colleagues, Dennett doesn’t run away from Darwinism’s logical conclusions. Instead, he describes Darwin’s theory of evolution as a “universal acid” that completely reshapes reality, destroying those truths previously held to be enduring and unchanging. The basic incompatibility of Darwin’s theory is the one facet of Dennett’s thought we can truly appreciate.

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“Darwin’s Rottweiler” — Richard Dawkins Speaks His Mind

Richard Dawkins is one of the world’s most recognizable and influential intellectual figures. His books on evolutionary theory and modern science have sold millions of copies, and he is one of the most quotable thinkers in modern science. Of course, he is also one of the most aggressive secularists of the age–and that’s what makes him an important focus of Christian interest.

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Humans in the Zoo–A Perfect Parable of Confusion

It seems that the London Zoo has decided to develop a new exhibit–putting human beings on display with the rest of the animal kingdom. According to news reports, the human “captives” in “The Human Zoo” exhibit at the London Zoo are identified by a sign that reads, “Warning: Humans in their Natural Environment.” According to a zoo spokesperson, “Seeing people in a different environment, among other animals . . . teaches members of the public that the human is just another primate.”

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Can God and Science Mix?

The New York Times is continuing its barrage of news stories and analysis articles on the controversy over evolution and Intelligent Design with an article…

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Evolution on the Mind

The reporters and editors of The New York Times evidently have evolution on the mind. Today’s on-line edition of the paper includes at least three…

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The Mudslinging of the Elites

The media swarming about the controversy over evolution, Intelligent Design, and creationism are losing their cool, and showing their true colors in the process. In…

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Evolutionists in a Panic–What’s Going on at The New Republic?

What’s going on at The New Republic? The current issue of the magazine features two broadside attacks on the movement known as Intelligent Design, and the magazine’s online edition adds a third. The articles are filled with rhetoric, vitriol, and urgency. Clearly, panic is setting in in some quarters–and that panic is over evolution.

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