Category Archives: Science

Life, Meaning, and Entropy

I just watched a very nice video about our short time on this planet. I particularly like how he says we “defy entropy and impermanence through our films and our poems”. I would only add that we also transcend it … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize – The “Higgs” and Predictions

So around 50 years ago a number of scientists made a prediction for an unseen particle (typically referred to as the ‘Higgs boson’ but also sometimes as the ‘God particle’ – a silly name if I ever heard one) which, … Continue reading

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What would it take for me to believe the Resurrection?

So in a comment on a previous post, I am asked “what sort of evidence would convince you of, let’s say, the resurrection of Jesus?” I want to break this up into two separate questions, because it will put into … Continue reading

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Rules for Criticizing Opponents

Below is an excerpt from Dan Dennett’s article article “tools for thinking”.  I heard an interview with him on Point of Inquiry, which I would say was just “ok”.  I wanted to hear more about the tools, and too much of … Continue reading

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Creationist Math

Introduction So I got pointed to the http://www.icr.org, which if you haven’t poked around on the site, you really should. It is quite interesting (not really in a good way). However, I want to look at a particular article on … Continue reading

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Unbelievable Project: Miracles and healing – is it evidence for the truth of Christianity?

Unbelievable? 17 Nov 2007 – Are miracles evidence for God? – 17 November 2007 — Miracles and healing – is it evidence for the truth of Christianity? As part of the Unbelievable Project, I am taking notes and “arm-chair” responding … Continue reading

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Unbelievable Project: John Lennox debates science and God – Has science buried God?

10/13/07 – John Lennox debates science and God – Has science buried God? As part of the Unbelievable Project, I am taking notes and “arm-chair” responding to each of the Unbelievable podcast episodes satisfying a set of simple rules. For … Continue reading

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