ID the Future Intelligent Design, Evolution, and Science Podcast

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Just the Facts? Michael Flannery on Charles Darwin and Materialism

On this episode of ID the Future, Brian Miller interviews Michael Flannery on how Darwin’s background conditioned him to materialism, and how this influence impacted his development of the theory of evolution. Listen in to learn more about Darwin’s experiences at the University of Edinburgh with the Plinian Society, and his interaction with prominent atheists Aveling and Büchner near the end of his life.

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Paul Nelson on Orphan Genes and Evolution

On this episode of ID the Future, Brian Miller interviews Paul Nelson about orphan genes. What are these genes? How common are they? What is the pan-genome? And how does all this impact the evolution-intelligent design debate? Nelson argues that these little orphans spell big trouble for Neo-Darwinism.

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Brian Miller on Letting Alien Feet in the Door to Keep a Divine Foot Out

Harvard geneticist Richard Lewontin famously insisted that science must never let a “divine foot in the door.” On this episode of ID the Future, Discovery Institute’s new research coordinator for the Center for Science and Culture looks at the bizarre place this has taken evolutionist William Hamilton. Arguing that an “ultimate good, which is of a religious nature,” could exist, Hamilton describes this higher source not as God or any other non-material entity but as aliens who set up earth as a type of zoo. Listen in. It gets even stranger.

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