Posts Tagged ‘ Evolution ’

RNA World : Clues to the mystery of the origin of the miracle called ‘life’

Aug 16th, 2011 | By

In our lifetimes, it may not be possible to arrive at a detailed picture of how life was created on earth from organic molecules. Yet it must be remembered that our knowledge in building this picture has advanced through gigantic leaps in insight and the secrets of cellular machinery at work have gradually unfolded before

[continue reading…]

Why Intelligent design is the least intelligent way to approach the idea of God

Jun 24th, 2011 | By

In recent times  the media has projected  the debate over intelligent design versus Darwin’s theory of natural selection as a blind force in evolution  as some sort of a scientific debate.  It has been accused that intelligent design is is an attempt to sneak creationism  back through the back door,  as for over 200 years

[continue reading…]

How Evolution is bringing the imams, rabbis and the clergy together on a common platform

May 30th, 2011 | By

The Imam letter finally joins the its Christian and Jewish counterparts, finally bringing representatives of the three major Abrahamic faiths together on a common platform. This project, launched in 2006 with the Clergy letter, now has 12,725 clergies signed up, with the Rabbi project started in 2008 now having nearly 476 signatories. The the project

[continue reading…]

Why fundamentalism may be an evolutionary endgame

May 24th, 2011 | By

Fundamentalism is in no way restricted to religions and faiths any more : there has been a recent trend to apply the term to any group, establishment or person perceived to apply their theology-related doctrines in a strict, inflexible fashion. And that includes atheism and secularism as well. For instance, in France, the restriction on

[continue reading…]

How Darwin argued for God’s hand in evolution

May 9th, 2011 | By

Although the Origin of Species is quoted as a classic scientific text, and generations of atheists have held Darwin close to their heart in their crusade against Creationism, the actual theological content of this work is generally under appreciated. A recent paper published in the British Journal for the History of Science ( BJHS) argues

[continue reading…]