Mark Perakh posted Entry 2643 on October 15, 2006 03:47 PM.
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This is a guest appearance by Gert Korthof. I have not contributed a single word to this essay and post it as a courtesy to Gert.
Despite the title of Francis Collins’ book The Language of God - A Scientist presents evidence for belief, Collins delivered a superb defense of evolution based on data from genomics and an unambiguous rejection of YEC and ID. He does not claim a supernatural origin of life. His Theistic Evolution is a more science-friendly form of religion then YEC and ID, because it reduces supernatural intervention to a minimum. However Collins still has strong disagreements with the Darwinian explanation of altruism. He needs to rethink his Moral Law argument, which is not a coherent argument and ignores animal behaviour research.
Continue reading Francis Collins on evolution and altruism on Talk Reason.
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