ID the Future Podcasting on Intelligent Design and Evolution

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The Michael Medved Show Weekly Science & Culture Update: Featuring Wesley J. Smith and John West

On this episode of ID the Future, Michael Medved, DI Senior Fellow Wesley J. Smith, and CSC Associate Director John West examine the question: Are humans unique, or are we, as many argue, just another animal? Tune in to this enlightening conversation about human exceptionalism and dignity — the subject of the upcoming documentary The War on Humans.

The Michael Medved Show Weekly Science & Culture Update: Featuring Jay Richards on Economics and Darwinism

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. Jay Richards joins Michael Medved for a discussion about capitalism and Darwinism. President Obama says that Republicans push a “thinly veiled social Darwinism.” Is the free market an amoral system where only the fittest survive and thrive? Listen in as Dr. Richards offers insight into our current economic climate, negative impacts of Obamacare, and more.

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Exploring the deepest threat to our Constitution

On this episode of ID the Future, Stephen Meyer and Michael Medved discuss materialism and how it effects our constitution. Not in the sense of buying more ‘stuff’ but instead the particular conception of human nature. The idea of free will, that we are capable of self-governance is under attack. The forced theory that life is the product of an unguided, undirected process implies we don’t have free will. That law and morality is still evolving indicates the need to constantly update our constitution placing the document under threat as never before.

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Next Generation Science Standards – education or indoctrination?

On this episode of ID the Future, Casey Luskin discusses the new effort of the next generation science standards. The policy intends to establish a national science standard, eliminating the ability to question Darwinian evolution. Leading science education theorists recognize that the best way to learn is to debate the evidence both for and against a particular concept. A great way to learn about credible perspectives other than Darwinism is to look at the newly released multimedia curriculum Discovering ID, which is designed for educational use by home schools and private schools.

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The Michael Medved Show Weekly Science & Culture Update: Stephen Meyer on Ball State University, Intelligent Design & Academic Freedom

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. Stephen C. Meyer explains the latest developments in the academic freedom case with professor Eric Hedin at Ball State University. The president of Ball State University has issued a gag order on teachers, prohibiting them from discussing intelligent design in their classrooms. Dr. Meyer explains how intelligent design falls under the same scientific category as Darwin’s own theory of evolution: inference to the best explanation.

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The Michael Medved Show Weekly Science & Culture Update: Featuring John West on the Legacy of the Scopes “Monkey” Trial

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. John West discusses the Scopes “Monkey” Trial and how its legacy lives on in our culture today, almost ninety years later. The famous — and often misunderstood — 1925 trial of John T. Scopes, who was prosecuted for teaching human evolution, is commonly brought up in current debates as a way to defame scientific arguments against Darwinism. But today, as we’ve seen in recent threats to academic freedom, it’s Darwin’s defenders who seek legal means to silence doubters in the classroom. Listen in!

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The Michael Medved Show Weekly Science & Culture Update: Featuring Stephen Meyer on the Release of Darwin’s Doubt

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. Stephen Meyer returns to the Michael Medved Show to discuss the release of and reactions to his new bestselling book Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design, which Medved describes as “mind-opening and mind-bending.” Tune in as Dr. Meyer talks about the Cambrian explosion, Darwin’s views on the evolutionary process, and more.

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The Michael Medved Show Weekly Science & Culture Update: Featuring Jay Richards on Academic Freedom

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. Jay Richards appears on the Michael Medved Show to discuss the meaning of academic freedom and the importance of teaching both sides of debated issues. Listen in as Richards and Medved look at intimidation in academia and the current efforts to censor Professor Eric Hedin at Ball State University.

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The Michael Medved Show Weekly Science & Culture Update: Featuring Stephen Meyer on Darwin’s Doubt

On this episode of ID the Future, the Michael Medved Show welcomes Dr. Stephen Meyer to talk about his new bestselling book, Darwin’s Doubt: The Explosive Origin of Animal Life and the Case for Intelligent Design. Listen in as Meyer and Medved discuss the mysteries of the Cambrian explosion and why this phenomenon continues to stump Darwinian evolutionists.

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The Michael Medved Show Weekly Science & Culture Update: Featuring Dr. Paul Nelson

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. Paul Nelson joins Michael Medved to talk about some of the most fantastic creatures of spring — butterflies and birds — and the argument they present for intelligent design. To further explore the evidence for design from butterflies and birds, see the documentaries Metamorphosis: the Beauty and Design of Butterflies, and Flight: The Genius of Birds.