Skip to comments.Michael Behe Responds to Critics of his New Book "The Edge of Evolution"
Posted on 06/30/2007 10:08:27 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
Major reviews of The Edge of Evolution have begun to appear. Because the conclusion of the book is so controversial, its no surprise that responses by some Darwinists so far have been pretty emotional and defensive...
(Excerpt) Read more at amazon.com ...
Have to get this on my library list!
I’m about half way through it. Very concise and easy to read, and it devastates Darwinism (as is to be expected from a book by Behe)—GGG
Remove me from your ping list please.
I knew you couldn’t ignore me! LOL
PS Your request has been processed and it shall be done.
Have you no interest in real science?
Don’t remove me from ping list :)
I can't in most any way pretend to take Coyoteman's "place", but I will bring my own popcorn.
Poor baby! Too hot in the kitchen? LOL
Thanks - I appreciate the additional information. Our local library has a very good “current topics” section, with a genuine diversity of opinion.
For other's here, viewing pleasure, I'll borrow a small snippet from his blog entry, if I may...
It shows cases some of the circular logic so often employed by the fervently faithful [of Darwinian processes explaining EVERYTHING].
"The same question-begging is used to answer my argument on protein binding sites, but with a special twist. Writes Coyne: In fact, interactions between proteins, like any complex interaction, were certainly built up step by mutational step ... This process could have begun with weak proteinprotein associations that were beneficial to the organism. These were then strengthened gradually... So, reasons Coyne, we know protein binding sites developed gradually by random mutation because we know proteins have binding sites. So there!"
Behe also mentions that much of the criticism is ad hominem, appeals to authority, and the like, along with circular arguments, etc.
Further up in Behe's response is this;
"I knew of course that Coyne strongly dislikes intelligent design, but was hopeful as I first started his review that he would engage the books arguments and offer thoughtful counterpoints, which could help sharpen my own thinking."
The wonderful world of Crevo wars. They are not restricted to being only here at FR.
More widely than just *here* hardly anyone wants to talk about, or narrowly discuss "the article".
Behe, to his credit, does a fine job of investigating and discussing some of the various 'articles' which have long composed "Darwinian" assumptions. That's how science can indeed work, isn't it? [Is supposed to work? That we are repeatedly told, is the way that it works???]
...font color and emphasis changes in the above post, strictly my own, not Behe’s...
Put him on your 'PONG' list; he's about as obsolete as a Pong console.
He just mentioned it. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say that he won't go into the details but wanted to know that something happened.
What appeals to authority? Didn't you know that all credible scientists believe the theory of evolution and the debate is over. </willful blindness>
Its more amazing people who promote evolution still site the scopes trial. Its not only judicial rather then scientific, but the data seems a bit out of date.
But I just heard that the House of Representatives voted that Global Warming is real.
How close that glorious day when a "Ministry of Truth" is finally established to settle all disagreement with established science?
And that conclusion is......?
Darwinian evolution is so flawed a model as to render it impossible.
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