ID the Future Podcasting on Intelligent Design and Evolution

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William Dembski’s Advice for Young Intelligent Design Scientists

On this episode of ID the Future, Anika Smith interviews mathematician and philosopher William Dembski on a break from teaching at Discovery Institute’s Summer Seminars on Intelligent Design. Listen in as Dr. Dembski shares his advice for young scientists interested in ID and the hope he has for the future of intelligent design.

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Teaching the Controversy in South Korea: An Interview with Biology Teacher Roger DeHart

On this episode of ID the Future, Anika Smith interviews biology teacher Roger DeHart about teaching the strengths and weaknesses of evolution in South Korea. Mr. DeHart famously taught both sides of Darwin’s theory in a Burlington, WA, public school biology class, as documented in the film Icons Of Evolution. Tune in and learn why academic freedom on evolution in education is so necessary.

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When It’s Wise to Question the Scientific Consensus

On this episode of ID the Future, Anika Smith interviews CSC Senior Fellow Jay Richards about when it’s wise to doubt a “scientific consensus.” With growing skepticism on issues where the public is told that scientific consensus exists — most notably Darwinian evolution, but also climate change. How can we tell if the consensus is based on social pressure or on scientific evidence? Listen in, and be sure to read Dr. Richards’ article at The American here.

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Science, Philosophy, and the Arts: An Interview With Nancy Pearcey

On this episode of ID the Future, Anika Smith interviews CSC fellow Nancy Pearcey, who discusses her recent book, Saving Leonardo: A Call to Resist the Secular Assault on Mind, Morals, and Meaning. Listen in as Mrs. Pearcey explains how naturalism filtered down to the public imagination from Darwin to art, literature, and film. Check out a review of the book at Evolution News & Views.

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The Limits to Biological Change: An Interview with Ray Bohlin

On this episode of ID the Future, CSC’s Anika Smith interviews CSC Fellow Ray Bohlin. Ray Bohlin earned his Ph.D. in molecular and cell biology from the University of Texas at Dallas and is the current Vice President of Vision Outreach at Probe Ministries. During his academic studies, Bohlin developed doubts about evolution that he then explored in his book The Natural Limits to Biological Change, written in 1984. Listen as he explains his skepticism of evolution and offers advice for emerging scientific doubters of Darwin.

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Is Intelligent Design Bad Theology?

On this episode of ID the Future, Anika Smith interviews Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Jay Richards about the bizarre claim made by certain atheists that intelligent design is bad theology.

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The Importance of Academic Freedom: A Biology Teacher’s Perspective

Tennessee could soon become the second state to enact academic freedom legislation. Tune in to this episode of ID the Future and learn why academic freedom on evolution in education is so necessary. Anika Smith interviews biology teacher Roger DeHart about teaching the strengths and weaknesses of evolution in South Korea. Mr. DeHart famously taught both sides of Darwin’s theory in a Burlington, WA, public school biology class, as documented in the film Icons Of Evolution.

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Is the Brain Just an Illusion?

On this episode of ID The Future, Anika Smith interviews science writer Denyse O’Leary about her book, The Spiritual Brain: A Neuroscientist’s Case for the Existence of the Soul.

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When It’s Wise to Question the Scientific Consensus

On this episode of ID the Future, Anika Smith interviews CSC Senior Fellow Jay Richards about when it’s wise to doubt a “scientific consensus.” With growing skepticism on issues where the public is told that scientific consensus exists — most notably Darwinian evolution, but also climate change. How can we tell if the consensus is based on social pressure or on scientific evidence? Listen in, and be sure to read Dr. Richards’ article at The American here.

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Discussing the New Exoplanet With Astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez

Have scientists discovered a planet with possible life on it? On this episode of ID the Future, Anika Smith interviews astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez, co-author of  The Privileged Planet: How Our Place in the Cosmos is Designed for Discovery. As the co-originator of the Galactic Habitable Zone, Dr. Gonzalez knows better than anyone what it takes for a planet to sustain life. Listen in as he tells us whether the newly discovered exoplanet Gliese 581d is habitable.