Posts of the Month for 2011
- January: Random versus Non-Random
- Paul J Gans explains that Natural Selection may be strongly bias toward
some specific outcomes, but because we cannot predict the outcome it is
still a random process like naturally occurring variation.
- February: The mammalian and octopus camera eye - common design? - evolutionary mess?
- Richard Norman (Talk.Origins' lead spin doctor) shows that the shared
properties of the mammalian and octopus camera eyes precisely match the
predictions of descent with modification.
- March: The Bible predicts what we should see in the Fossil Record
- Randy Crum describes the obvious consequences for the fossil record of
the Genesis creation story.
- April: The Incremental Evolution of the Knowledge of Good and Evil
- Richard Norman explains how and why the Bible describes the most
important trait shared by humans.
- May: Does invoking Einstein's relativity permit a fixed Earth to describe a "real" physical system?
- Steve Carlip describes the functional difference between a "coordinate
system" and a "reference frame" within the context of a claim that the
Sun really does orbit the Earth.
- July: A Church Cover up Distorting Christ's Message
- Burkhard walks us through the reasons why 15th century theologians
abruptly tried to remove the camel in Luke 18:25 from the eye of a
- August: The Creationist Refusal to see Obvious
Consequences of Self-evident Patterns Visible in Nature
- Robert Camp describes how creationists the deny the common sense they use
elsewhere in life in order retain their beliefs.
- September: Does a now solved Problem on Galactic Spiral Arms Noted in
1925 support a Young Earth?
- Garamond Lethe demonstrates that an "argument" in support of a Young
Earth depends on readers being unable (or unwilling) to check the
- October: An Evolutionary Nested Hierarchy tells
us more than the Functional Categories implied by Biblical "kinds"
- Arkalen explains to a creationist that the functional categories implied
by biblical kinds produces an unusable logically incoherent mess, while an
evolution based nested hierarchy produces a consistent and useful picture
supported from many different lines of evidence.
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