Monthly Archives: August 2015

What does “Peer Reviewed” mean?

You might have seen or heard people engaged in debates about evolution, climate change, GMOs, vaccinations, or any other popular science-oriented issue refer to peer- reviewed literature, published papers, or journal articles. These all refer to the same thing.¬† So … Continue reading

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The Default Position

My first wife was not happy with the house we lived in. It was in a small town, on a quiet street, with a backyard, a driveway, a garage, a front and back porch, three bedrooms upstairs, a living room, … Continue reading

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New Ideas in Evolutionary Biology, Part 3 (of 3)

(This series of three posts is taken from a review article I am planning to submit for publication. I have removed references from the posts, but will be happy to supply them on request.) Natural Genetic Engineering (cont.) There is … Continue reading

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New Ideas in Evolutionary Biology, Part 2 (of 3)

(This series of three posts is taken from a review article I am planning to submit for publication. I have removed references from the posts, but will be happy to supply them on request.) Stress Directed Mutations In 1988, a … Continue reading

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New Ideas in Evolutionary Biology, Part 1 (of 3)

(This series of three posts is taken from a review article I am planning to submit for publication. I have removed references from the posts, but will be happy to supply them on request.) The idea that the source of … Continue reading

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The Reality of New Biological Information

According to an idea popular among young earth creationists, ¬†evolution cannot result in new genetic information, and biological information can only be degraded with time. There are variations on this theme, including the concept that mutations cannot be beneficial. These … Continue reading

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The Problem with Modern Atheism is not about God

Is there a spiritual dimension of reality? Some time ago you could be an atheist and answer yes. But the New Atheists not only deny the existence of God, they also deny the reality of anything spiritual in human existence. … Continue reading

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