Tag Archives: Origins and Science

Here We Go ‘Round the No-Free-Will Bush ♫

Sheesh. SteveK [told us[(https://www.thinkingchristian.net/posts/2014/06/to-seek-god-sensibly-on-his-own-terms/#comment-101165) about this report, Free will could be the result of ‘background noise’ in the brain, study suggests. I’ve seen enough bad science journalism to know that the real experiment may look very little like the one reported there. (In fact, I have real trouble believing the research is as weak as …

Creation, design, and evolution: if a theory could be derived straight from metaphysics, would it still be scientific?

Imagine the following scenario: SMITH: I know that evolution produced the biological world by naturalistic processes. JONES: Interesting. Do you believe in God? SMITH: No, I’m sure there’s no God. JONES: How do you know that naturalistic evolution explains life as we see it? SMITH: Because the evidence clearly demonstrates it. JONES: Suppose there were …