Intelligent Design
Discovery Institute

Dangerous descent

Q&A | How Darwinian thought seeped into every cultural crevice, and what we can do to counter it today
by J.C. Derrick
Posted 9/12/19, 03:16 pm

John West is vice president of Discovery Institute, a Seattle-based think tank best known for its research and advocacy for intelligent design. West is also the author of several books, including Darwin Day in America, which examines how Charles Darwin’s idea influences culture today. Here are edited excerpts of our conversation in Seattle.

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Selected specks

Religion | Small doesn’t mean insignificant in this vast universe
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 7/22/19, 04:28 pm

July’s 50th-anniversary commemoration of the Apollo moon landing struck a few sour notes about where we were then and what we’ve done since. A great achievement, for sure, but it didn’t open a Star-Trekkian world of possibility for exploring “the Final Frontier.” Going to the moon looked like a great leap, but compared to the inconceivable size of space, a modern cynic might compare it to a puddle jump.

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Watching airplanes

Intelligent Design | Like jets in flight, the marvels of creation bear fingerprints of design
by Sophia Lee
Posted 7/22/19, 02:20 pm

I was at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport last week, waiting for my flight back to Los Angeles, when I did something I never do: I ate lunch by myself without my iPhone, my laptop, or a book.

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