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Survey: Darwinism is to blame for eroding belief in human dignity

Intelligent Design
by Dick Peterson
Posted 4/15/16, 04:30 pm

A new Discovery Institute survey confirms what scholars have long thought: Darwinism erodes the belief that humans occupy an exceptional place among living creatures. The poll of 3,400 Americans reveals a belief in Darwinian evolution “undercuts traditional beliefs about human dignity and human uniqueness,” said Discovery Institute vice president and senior fellow John West.

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Methodists block Discovery Institute from conference over intelligent design

Intelligent Design
by Dick Peterson
Posted 1/21/16, 11:12 am

United Methodist Church officials who vet requests to sponsor display tables at the UMC May 2016 General Conference in Portland, Ore., have rejected Discovery Institute’s application despite its compliance with denomination guidelines.

The rejection and subsequent correspondence between the UMC and Discovery Institute shows denomination officials and the conference vetting team aren’t adhering to church policy, Discovery leaders say. 

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Recent brain studies provide more evidence of an intelligent designer

Intelligent Design
by Dick Peterson
Posted 12/10/15, 09:00 am

Two recent studies about neurons in the brain highlight the complexity of humans’ ability to think and react to their environment and provide further evidence of divine design, despite researchers’ efforts to explain it away.

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