Today is the birthday of Charles Darwin, aka Darwin Day, which Discovery Institute’s Center for Science & Culture recognizes each year as the occasion for naming a Censor of the Year, or COTY. As Darwin himself said, in a scientific context, “A fair result can be obtained only by fully stating and balancing the facts and arguments on both sides of each question.” But through intimidation and silencing of views counter to evolutionary orthodoxy, such a “fair result” is just what our Censor seeks to undermine.
February 12, 2018, 12:50 PM EST
January 13, 2017, 11:23 AM EST
Expect opponents to assail Betsy DeVos as "anti-science."
December 13, 2016, 2:37 PM EST
Darwinian theory is broken and may not be fixable.
July 13, 2016, 2:51 PM EDT
If only evolutionists would quit spinning their theory for a moment.
April 25, 2016, 10:41 AM EDT
Don't let anyone tell you the evolutionary paradigm isn't in serious turmoil. Just in time for DNA Day today, Science Magazine announced on Friday an $8.7 million project by the Templeton Foundation seeking an “evolution rethink." I'm trying to think of the last time I heard Science reporting on support for a "gravity rethink," or a "heliocentrism rethink." The gist of it:
October 12, 2015, 4:47 PM EDT
In the evolution debates that roil politics, education, and the media, language is weaponized. Defenders of orthodox Darwinian thinking denounce intelligent design (ID), a highly controversial scientific rival, as “creationism” and “science denial.” The charges are false but effective in manipulating emotion.