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Jonathan Witt Talks Science Uprising and More with Jerry Newcombe

Today’s episode of ID the Future brings you a conversation between Discovery Institute senior fellow Jonathan Witt and radio host Jerry Newcombe, originally presented on Newcombe’s nationally syndicated radio show. The two begin by discussing the Discovery Institute’s Science Uprising video series, which Jonathan helped create. From there they go on to talk about philosophical materialism, free will, morality, and what it means to be human. They touch on the Darwinian opposition, and on the rising threat of censorship.

Stephen Meyer: God and the Origin of the Universe, Pt. 1

This episode of ID the Future features part one of a talk given by Stephen Meyer at the 2019 Dallas Science and Faith Conference. In this portion of the talk, Meyer explains Christianity’s crucial influence on the founders of science, and how much of the scientific establishment has shifted toward methodological atheism. Read More ›

Unbelievable: ET and the Futuristic Myth of a Material God

On this episode of ID the Future, Andrew McDiarmid continues his conversation with science historian Michael Keas on myths of science and religion, based on Keas’ new work from ISI Books, Unbelievable: 7 Myths About the History and Future of Science and Religion. This time the myth comes not from the past but the future. That is, it’s the supposedly scientific belief that ET is coming, and when it comes, it will look just like a god to us. It will replace earthly religion with an advanced, more ethical alternative, and we’ll finally achieve enlightenment. It’s just as much a myth as any other, yet it’s shaping people’s worldviews anyway. Please consider donating to support the IDTF Podcast.

The ID Underground and Related Reflections

On this episode of ID the Future, host Sarah Chaffee talks with Center for Science and Culture Research Coordinator Brian Miller about the growing ID underground, based on his recent Evolution News article on the subject. As many as one-quarter of Harvard post-docs in relevant fields privately express sympathy for ID. More and more scientists who don’t agree with ID are at least standing up against common “sound-bite” misrepresentations. Compared to other major paradigm shifts in science history, ID is right on track. Please consider donating to support the IDTF Podcast.

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The Michael Medved Show Weekly Science & Culture Update: Featuring Steve Meyer, Part 2

On this episode of ID the Future, Dr. Stephen Meyer continues his conversation with Michael Medved on the Medved Show’s “Science and Culture Update.” Listen in as Meyer and Medved discuss a recent prominent criticism of Richard Dawkins and take questions from callers about intelligent design.

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In a Charitable Mood: David Berlinski Reviews Richard Dawkins’ The Greatest Show on Earth

How is Richard Dawkins like a squid? Find out on this episode of ID the Future as David Berlinski reviews The Greatest Show on Earth in an interview by Casey Luskin. What does this book recapture for Dawkins, and where does it fail? And how does Darwin’s On the Origins of Species fit into all this? Tune in and find out.

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A Skeptic’s Take on the New Atheists: An Interview With The Devil’s Delusion Author David Berlinski

On this episode of ID the Future, mathematician and skeptic David Berlinski explains in a conversation with Discovery President Bruce Chapman where he draws the line with the new atheists.

There is a clear difference between a thoughtful secular Jew such as Dr. Berlinski and the new atheists such as Richard Dawkins. One is a truly cautious skeptic — the other maintains his dogmatic belief in Science, with a capital S. Nowhere is this illustrated more clearly than in Dr. Berlinski’s book, The Devil’s Delusion: Atheism and its Scientific Pretensions, where he examines the issues that science claims to have solved.

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New Atheists, New Theistic Evolutionists, and FaithandEvolution.org: Who Is Right?

This episode of ID the Future features CSC associate director John West interviewed by Anika Smith on the launch of the new website, FaithandEvolution.org, bringing clarity to the conversation between the new atheists such as Richard Dawkins and the new theistic evolutionists like Francis Collins. Is faith in God compatible with Darwinian evolution? Who is right, and why does it matter? Listen in, and learn more at FaithandEvolution.org.

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