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Stephen Meyer Stirs Up More Controversy with Signature in the Cell

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Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Stephen Meyer Stirs Up More Controversy with Signature in the Cell

From Evolution News and Views...

"As a former book review editor (at National Review), I take a professional interest in book reviews and all the things that can go right or wrong with them. I confess, though, I’ve never seen anything quite like the treatment of Stephen Meyer’s book, Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design, on BioLogos, the curious website funded by the Templeton Foundation and specializing in Christian apologetics for Darwin. The site published what was clearly, unambiguously written to look like a review by biologist Francisco Ayala that, as Steve Meyer pointed out already, actually gave every evidence that Ayala had not read the book. (My colleague Dr. Meyer thinks Ayala did read the Table of Contents, but on this I must disagree.)

On what did Ayala base his views about Signature? This is a bit of a mystery...."

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1 Comments:

Blogger Jim Fisher said...

I would not ahve to read the book eiather. It will most certainly be filled with the same tripe and logical fallacies that Creationists have been using for years.

If this "scientist" has some new ideas, I'd like to see them in a peer-reviewed, respected scientific journal. Until that happens, it is simply pseudo-science that attempts to "prove" faith using reason. Two different tools for wholly separate aspects of society.

March 10, 2010 at 12:07 PM  

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