A couple of hundred years ago the atom was thought to be like a tiny ping-pong ball. In 1911 Rutherford's experiments led to the realization that the atom is made of even smaller component parts. Now we know that those component parts are so small, particularly the electrons, that each atom is almost entirely space … Continue reading INFINITE SCIENCE: INFINITE GOD
A common argument against any consideration of the existence of God and of divine Creation is that science and God are two separate things: God is all about "faith and fairy tales", whereas science is concerned with reality. This, dear reader, is poppycock... My initial rebuttal in this situation is that God IS the Master … Continue reading ARE SCIENCE AND GOD INCOMPATIBLE?
I have to apologize for my title - a greater brain could have conceived a better one... Scientists aren't allowed to consider even the possibility of design or creation, under threat of ostracism, ridicule, and loss of livelihood. Consequently such bafflingly complex design features as the human brain are just blindly accepted as being another … Continue reading THINKING ABOUT THE BRAIN
How do you lead people to conclude that there's only one truth, without showing them any real evidence to support it? Answer: you keep them from all dissenting alternatives... I was listening to a BBC radio discussion on the subject of parasitism recently (1), the panel being a gathering of very learned and highly credentialed evolutionary scientists. … Continue reading WHEN IGNORANCE IS INTENTIONAL
Have you ever hugged a tree? I'm not going to suggest you should, but perhaps it's time for some of us to give trees and plants-and their origins-a lot more thought than we have up until now... A few months ago I shared with you a discussion I heard by a panel of very learned … Continue reading PHOTOSYNTHESIS: FACT AND FICTION