Category: Research

RESEARCH ARTICLE: Alternative Models

RESEARCH ARTICLE: Alternative Models

As mentioned in the previous chapter,  there are some creationists who have recognized that natural selection is given near-god-like power in the evolutionary dogma and have rejected natural selection as a result. While they are incorrect in rejecting selection, as was explained in the last chapter, that does not mean that their models are necessarily … Continue reading RESEARCH ARTICLE: Alternative Models

RESEARCH ARTICLE: Does Natural Selection “Degrade God”?

RESEARCH ARTICLE: Does Natural Selection “Degrade God”?

The title of this chapter is deliberately provocative, but is also a quote from Mike Riddle, head of Creation Training Initiative, and former speaker for Answers in Genesis. Riddle made the comment offhand during a lecture he delivered in Washington state in answer to an audience question.[1] Riddle’s comment represents a secondary trend in creationist … Continue reading RESEARCH ARTICLE: Does Natural Selection “Degrade God”?

RESEARCH ARTICLE: Limits of Natural Selection

RESEARCH ARTICLE: Limits of Natural Selection

In order to understand natural selection and how it affects populations, it is necessary to understand something about genetics. I used some terms in the previous chapter which I did not define, but which bear strongly on the natural selection issue. Therefore, this chapter will include a basic primer on genetics, and how genes are … Continue reading RESEARCH ARTICLE: Limits of Natural Selection

The Worship of Peer Review

The Worship of Peer Review

I've written about peer review and some of the issues associated with it before. However, it has been brought home to me recently that peer review is a significant issue in both evolutionist and creationist camps. This article will break down some of the issues involved and how much of science idolizes peer review to … Continue reading The Worship of Peer Review