Skip to comments.'Signature in the Cell' (Chuck Colson: Intelligent Design best explanation for origin of DNA)
Posted on 09/26/2009 10:23:13 AM PDT by GodGunsGuts
A landmark book about intelligent design has hit the bookstore shelves. Ill tell you about it.
In recent years, there have been several important books about intelligent design that go to the debate about evolution and the origins of life. Bill Dembskis The Design Inference was first. Then along came Darwins Black Box by Michael Behe, showing the irreducible complexity of the cell, which casts grave doubts on Darwinian evolution as an explanation for life and higher life forms.
Now weve got Signature in the Cell by the Discovery Institutes Dr. Stephen Meyer.
Im going to warn you up front: Signature in the Cell is not light reading. If you are not conversant in molecular biology, you might feel a bit overwhelmed at times.
But this is a profound, hugely important book for anybody interested in the scientific debate of our timesthe origins of life. I feel its so important that we have posted an excerpt of the book at our website, BreakPoint.org, along with links to materials that will help you understand the main points of Signature in the Cell....
(Excerpt) Read more at breakpoint.org ...
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This book review is obviously aimed at a high-caliber audience.
Claiming something is miraculous does not explain it.
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What I found most interesting about Behe’s book was his description of the cascade of events involved in blood clotting. Although the subject matter is somewhat technical in nature his writing style is easy reading. An interesting read.
Science doesn’t explain anything, no more than engineering explains bridges. Scientist’s might explain a thing or attempt to, but not “science”. But you knew that so why the throw away?
I have adopted the term “Intentional Agency” - intelligent design is carrying too much baggage. And my term points to a Person. But, that’s just me!!
It is not miraculous that an intelligent agent designs informational codes. Happens all the time. It seems to be the only explanation on the table right now.
Bridges just happen miraculously and chemistry is a random parlor game of chance.
Gotcha. I'm convinced.
Can you prove from Science that Science is the only method of proving that?
Blood clotting is one of my favorite arguments for irreducible structure!
You are confusing operational science with origins science. Even the Intelligent Design movement has no problems with operational science...the dispute comes when you attempt to use the Scientific Method to "prove" the origin of life and the Universe. Two different areas of study.
Is this one of those "circular logic" puzzles?
If miracles don’t explain something, why is the question “What does?” so difficult to answer?
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