ID the Future Podcasting on Intelligent Design and Evolution

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Opinions on Academic Freedom: The Gap Between Academia & the American Public

On this episode of ID the Future, David Klinghoffer discusses the results of opinion surveys of academic freedom on evolution, which reflect massive public support of academic freedom from all demographics — including atheists and theists, Democrats and Republicans — despite pushback on academic freedom from academia.

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Scientists Versus the Public on Airing Scientific Dissent

On this episode of ID the Future, listen to David Klinghoffer read his article from Evolution News on widespread support for allowing scientific dissent and the upcoming Royal Society meeting.

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David Klinghoffer Reviews Undeniable: How Biology Confirms Our Intuition that Life Is Designed

On this episode of ID the Future CSC Senior Fellow David Klinghoffer gives his review of the new book Undeniable: How Biology Confirms Our Intuition that Life Is Designed, by biologist Douglas Axe. Klinghoffer calls the book an “intellectual tool,” and explains how the book engages even the non-scientists on key scientific issues of the day.

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Polls Show Huge Support for Academic Freedom on Teaching & Researching Evolution

On this episode of ID the Future, listen to an article from Evolution News on a recent survey showing strong nationwide backing for academic freedom. This support spans diverse religious and political affiliations, and differences in gender and age.

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Intelligent Design and Human Exceptionalism

On this episode of ID the Future, Senior Fellow David Klinghoffer discusses the concept of “human exceptionalism” — the idea than human beings hold a unique place in the world, reflecting a special status not comparable to other creatures. Klinghoffer examines the relation between a belief in intelligent design and a belief in human exceptionalism, arguing that ID helps make the case for human dignity.

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“Background Checks” to Root Out Doubts About Darwin?

On this episode of ID The Future, Discovery Institute Senior Fellow David Klinghoffer explores the latest developments involving Dr. Ben Carson and the protests surrounding his doubts over Darwinian evolution after being invited to speak at Emory University’s commencement this year. Klinghoffer reveals that administration at Emory are now considering an additional “background check” for future invited speakers, so as to root out anyone that may have differing opinions from the academic or scientific mainstream. This assault on academic freedom just keeps getting worse! Listen in as Klinghoffer explains.

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New Book “Debating Darwin’s Doubt” Released on 90th Anniversary of Scopes Trial

On today’s episode of ID the Future, David Klinghoffer, editor of Evolution News and Views, comments on the 90th anniversary of the Scopes Monkey Trial and the continuing scientific debate over Darwin’s theory of evolution.

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How to Talk with Darwinists

On this episode of ID the Future, David Klinghoffer gives advice on how to have constructive conversations with those who are unfriendly towards intelligent design theory.

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Darwinian Economics: Capitalism or Marxism?

Does Darwinism lend support more naturally to a capitalist moral-economic perspective or to a Marxist one?

On this episode of ID the Future, David Klinghoffer explores the deep Darwinian roots of Communism, arguing that, while Marx had already begun sketching the outlines of his ideas before Darwin published the Origin of Species, he is fairly called a Darwinist, and the men who translated Marxism into practical political terms in the form of Soviet terror were evolutionary thinkers, just as they themselves claimed to be.

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For Darwin Day, Discovery Institute Names University of Chicago Biologist Jerry Coyne as “Censor of the Year”

On this episode of ID the Future, David Klinghoffer announces Discovery Institute’s 2013 Censor of the Year award. Listen in as Klinghoffer explains why we’ve chosen to recognize University of Chicago biologist Jerry Coyne, out of several promising nominees, for his success in choking off free speech on intelligent design and evolution.