Archive for October 30th, 2006

The Universe is not Specified to Human Scale

| October 30, 2006 | 4 Replies
The Universe is not Specified to Human Scale

One of the many miscommunications between people of science and Creationists is the assumption that the universe was created for man. If so, the engineer behind this place was wa-ay off the mark. The universe is nowhere near human scale, and the vast majority of it has nothing to do with Man. We only began […]

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What do you say to someone who prefers that real children die so that stem cells can live? Notes on Proposed Missouri Amendment 2

| October 30, 2006 | 45 Replies
What do you say to someone who prefers that real children die so that stem cells can live? Notes on Proposed Missouri Amendment 2

An evangelical acquaintance recently wrote me a letter arguing that the pro-stem cell research proposal (Missouri Amendment 2) A) is geared to financially enrich its sponsors, B) that it will invite reproductive cloning and C) that poor women will result in poor women selling their eggs.  She urged me to oppose the Amendment and oppose various promising […]

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