On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. Jay Richards talks with John Lennox about his book God and Stephen Hawking: Whose Design Is It Anyway?. In this book, Prof. Lennox counters Stephen Hawking’s argument in The Grand Design that “the universe can and will create itself from nothing.” Is philosophy dead, as Hawking claims? Is the so-called M-theory the “only viable candidate” for a complete ‘theory of everything’? Tune in and find out!
On this episode of ID the Future, learn about educational opportunities coming up with Discovery Institute! Ann Gauger shares about the next ID Education Day in and the Summer Seminars. Listen in to find out more.
On this episode of ID the Future, learn about recent action in Texas on evolution education in public schools. Listen in to learn more about HB 1485, a bill to protect teachers who wish to discuss scientific evidence for and against evolution, and the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills science standards streamlining – which the Board of Education will vote on in April.
On this episode of ID the Future, Casey Luskin interview Winston Ewert, a graduate student in computer science at Baylor University who recently co-authored a paper titled, "Evolutionary Synthesis of Nand Logic: Dissecting a Digital Organism," in Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Ewert shares how reading Richard Dawkins led him to his current research in evolutionary computation and his criticisms of the Avida Simulation.
Listen in as Ewert explains the scientific research behind his paper, and find out why intelligent design is attracting the interest of graduate students. For more on intelligent design research, visit The Evolutionary Informatics Lab and Biologic Institute.
On this episode of ID the Future, listen to the new mini-documentary Iconoclast. It tells the story of Tom Bethell, described by novelist Tom Wolfe as "one of our most brilliant essayists,” and author of the new book Darwin’s House of Cards. Listen in as Bethell explains how he became interested in the evolution debate and how he explored the controversy through his interviews with prominent scientists.
This episode of ID the Future offers another sample from the new audio version of Stephen Meyer’s Signature in the Cell. The previous podcast covered the first half of Chapter 1. Now the rest of the chapter. Here Meyer explains how he was introduced to the mystery of how DNA came to be, perspectives on origins science, and how these drew him to learn more through formal study.
On this episode of ID the Future, hear a segment from the new audiobook version of Stephen Meyer’s Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design. What is information? And how does DNA pose a problem for Darwinism? Listen in and find out.
On this episode of ID the Future, Tod Butterfield reads two essays by Tom Bethell featured on national news sites The American Spectator and The Stream. Listen in to Bethell’s exposé on Darwin Day, and his thoughts on materialism and consciousness, adapted from his recent book.
On this episode of ID the Future, host David Boze talks with Dr. Jay Richards, a contributor to The Magician's Twin: C. S. Lewis on Science, Scientism, and Society. Dr. Richards discusses Lewis' argument that one cannot consistently believe in both the validity of human reason and the truth of naturalism.
For more information, visit C.S. Lewis Web.
This episode of ID the Future offers another sample from the new audio version of Stephen Meyer’s bestselling Darwin’s Doubt. The previous podcast covered the first half of Chapter 1. Now the rest of the chapter. Here Meyer takes a closer look at Darwin’s early intellectual opponent, Louis Agassiz. Why did the great Harvard paleontologist reject Darwin’s theory? Was he really, as some argue, a hidebound traditionalist, too mired in minutia and German idealism to catch the new wave? Learn why the historical evidence paints a very different picture.