Posts Categorized: Evolution

DOES RELIGION REDUCE SCIENCE LITERACY?

Posted by & filed under Balaam's donkey, Bible Symbolism, Evolution, meaning religious symbols, religion and science.

TweetShare  A story today on the blog Why Evolution is True: “Religion reduces science literacy in America” My Response: It is true that scientific inquiry and experimentation can disprove literal claims of fundamentalists about historical events or natural processes. But literal fundamentalism is NOT the be-all and end-all of religion. There is spiritual and psychological MEANING…
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Evidence of a Designer’s Purpose

Posted by & filed under Creationism, David Klinghoffer, Evolution, Intelligent Design. Darwin, Joseph Lieberman, Maimonides, Pope Benedict, Shlomo Brody, Stephen Hawking.

by David Klinghoffer Most of us find it annoying to be forced into a false dilemma. In a false dilemma, alternatives and gradations of belief are arbitrarily excluded as a technique of manipulation. Accept my version of orthodoxy or you’re a heretic! Jews and Christians employ this argumentative strategy, not least when conversation turns to…
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