ID the Future Podcasting on Intelligent Design and Evolution

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Nonsense of a High Order: The Confused and Illusory World of the Atheist

What is a rational response when you’re confronted with nonsense of a high order? On this episode of ID the Future, CSC fellow Paul Nelson interviews Rabbi Moshe Averick, who explains the rational course for countering the new atheists.

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

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. Paul Nelson joins Michael Medved to discuss genomics guru Dr. Craig Venter’s claim to have created synthetic life in the lab. Can life be reduced to mere physics and chemistry, as Dr. Venter asserts? Or is there more to life that requires a creative mind?

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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.

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Darwin on Trial 20th Anniversary: Paul Nelson & Jonathan Wells Pay Tribute

On this episode of ID The Future, two men influenced by Phillip Johnson’s 1991 book Darwin on Trial pay tribute. At a recent event celebrating Johnson’s impact, biologist and professor Dr. Paul Nelson says “the strongest cultural influence that the intelligent design community has had has been through its books – they change lives.”

Dr. Jonathan Wells, a cell and developmental biologist, credits Johnson with convincing him that the evidence for common ancestry, a pillar of Darwinian evolution, was so thin it was simply “applied materialistic philosophy.”

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Morality in a Meaningless World: An Interview With Rabbi Moshe Averick

What happens to morality when the world has no meaning? On this episode of ID the Future, Discovery Institute fellow Paul Nelson interviews Rabbi Moshe Averick, who discusses his book, Nonsense of a High Order: The Confused and Illusory World of the Atheist.

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The Secret Life of Atheists

On this episode of ID the Future, Discovery Institute fellow Paul Nelson interviews Rabbi Moshe Averick on the new atheists’ search for meaning in a meaningless world — and a better way forward to find truth through open debate.

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The Origin of Life and the New Atheists

Why is the origin of life so important when it comes to the debate between the new atheists and those who see evidence for intelligent design? On this episode of ID the Future, Discovery Institute fellow Paul Nelson interviews Rabbi Moshe Averick on the clues he gleaned from the new atheists themselves.

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Nonsense of a High Order: The Confused and Illusory World of the Atheist

What is a rational response when you’re confronted with nonsense of a high order? On this episode of ID the Future, CSC fellow Paul Nelson interviews Rabbi Moshe Averick, who explains the rational course for countering the new atheists.

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Paul Nelson on the Future of Intelligent Design

What does the future look like for intelligent design? That’s the question on this episode of ID the Future, where we talk with philosopher of biology Paul Nelson about the hope he has for the scientific challenge to Darwinian evolution and shares his advice for future scientists.

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Where Does Darwin’s Argument From the Origin of Species Fit Into the Classroom?

On this episode of ID The Future philosopher of biology and CSC senior fellow Paul Nelson argues that philosophical issues related to design in nature are bound to come up in the classroom, given the history and structure of evolutionary theory. In science classrooms today, the allowed scientific playing field is multidimensional. There is the empirical axis, or observational information, and the analytical axis, truth of mathematics and logic. Where then does Darwin’s argument from the Origin of Species fit into the classroom? Tune in and find out.