Category Archives: Time

Nagel’s Mind and Cosmos

The recent publication of Thomas Nagel’s Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False (1) has excited the intelligent design advocates and drawn scorn from scientists and materialists. Steven Pinker on Twitter called the … Continue reading

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Patterns

In the movie Signs, a former Episcopal priest played by Mel Gibson discovers crop circles in the fields on his farm. The crop circles are the first signs of an impending alien invasion. As the movie plays out, however, the … Continue reading

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Why the Future Needs Us Part II

Life finds a way – Prof. Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park  The last question was asked for the first time, half in jest, on May 21, 2061, at a time when humanity first stepped into the light. – Isaac Asimov, The … Continue reading

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