Book Review: Traipsing Into Evolution

Traipsing Into Evolution is a succinct summarization and critique of the Kitzmiller vs. Dover court case on the teaching of intelligent design in the schools in Dover. This case is summarized and analyzed by multiple sources of incredible qualifications. Leading the charge is David Dewolf, Professor of Law at the Gonzaga Laws School in Washington.Continue reading “Book Review: Traipsing Into Evolution”

Bioethics of Euthanasia

A case study of AIDS and the end of life I. Introduction             Fatal diseases are dropping in numbers with modern medical technology, but mankind has yet to find a cure for AIDS. We have medicines that can slow the advancement of the viral disease, but none that can halt it altogether. This leaves theContinue reading “Bioethics of Euthanasia”

The Bioethics of Stem Cells

Is it morally acceptable to use embryonic tissues to cure diseases? I. Introduction             The use of embryonic stem cells in medicine has quite often promised incredible breakthroughs and nearly miraculous cures of numerous diseases like diabetes, MS, and many others. The industry has drawn billions of dollars in support of this research with theContinue reading “The Bioethics of Stem Cells”

Book Review: The Design Revolution

                  Dr. William “Bill” Dembski is a man of many credentials. He has earned quite a few degrees including a B.A. in psychology and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Illinois at Chicago, a master of divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a doctorate in mathematics from the university of Chicago, whichContinue reading “Book Review: The Design Revolution”

Book Review: A Meaningful World

                  The authors of A Meaningful World are a powerful tag team, both bringing significant experience into their book. Dr. Benjamin Wiker has three degrees: a BA in political philosophy, an MA in Religion, and a PhD in Theological Ethics. He has taught a vast collection of university courses including philosophy, theology, history, mathematics, andContinue reading “Book Review: A Meaningful World”

Book Review: Darwin’s Doubt

Dr. Stephen C. Meyer, author of Darwin’s Doubt, is a former geophysicist and college professor. His Ph.D. in the philosophy of science is from the prestigious Cambridge University. The prominent Times Literary Supplement named his previous book Signature in the Cell “Book of the Year” in 2009. This current book, Darwin’s Doubt, was a NewContinue reading “Book Review: Darwin’s Doubt”

The Speciation of the Word “Species.”

How the lack of a solid definition for “species” undermines evolution.             The foundation of Darwinian evolution is constant change over eons of time. Change is the cornerstone of evolution. Evolution by natural selection requires the continual changes in organismal life to not only be possible, but common enough to lead in a net upwardContinue reading “The Speciation of the Word “Species.””

Book Review: Debating Design

                  The book Debating Design is a conglomeration of essays by various authors on the topic of the origins of life debate, specifically design in nature. The two editors are highly distinguished in this field of research. Adding to the quality of the debate, the editors are from the opposite side of the debate fromContinue reading “Book Review: Debating Design”

Because Science!

The Flaws of Viewing Science as a Source of Truth             The very existence of science is founded on the presupposition of rationality in nature. Before modern science, such a rational worldview was not easily attainable due to the insertion of spiritual or philosophical views that often countered such rational pursuits. Astrology and the actionsContinue reading “Because Science!”

Attack on Humanity

The Dehumanization of the Unborn Just a few generations ago, a child in the womb was correctly assumed to be fully human; however, within the last few decades, this has been brought into question. Doubts have come from all over the place, be it from evolutionary science or personal assumptions, and it has lead toContinue reading “Attack on Humanity”

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