Stem cell research has become a very controversial topic over the last few years. Proponents say that embryonic stem cells (ESC) can be used to treat and even cure numerous diseases. This being the case, it behooves Christians to know a few things about stem cells. Just how these seemingly miracle cures are being attempted … Continue reading Stem Cells
Rarely does the New York Times run an article actually publish something of interest to me, but when they write about how smart the octopus is, I immediately sit up and pay attention. This is what they did recently, publishing an article that delved into wild speculation about the origin of the octopus, and where … Continue reading Brainy Octopus
As part of my periodic series on arguments not to use, I thought I'd discuss one I hear from time to time from well-meaning creationists who simply are not well educated in science. If you have made this argument in the past, don't feel as though I'm looking down on you. I'm not. I simply … Continue reading Monkeying with Man
I've decided to do a periodic series on "arguments creationists shouldn't use." One such argument I hear from creationists periodically is that "evolution is just a theory, so I don't have to accept it." This argument reveals a fundamental misunderstanding of science and inspires some of the evolutionary mockeries that are regularly hurled at creationists. … Continue reading Is Evolution “Just a Theory”?