Stephen C. Meyer Philosopher of Science
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Thomas Jefferson’s Embrace of Intelligent Design

Jefferson thought that there was scientific evidence for design in nature. In 1823, he insisted so in a letter to John Adams. Read More ›
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President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, listen as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony S. Fauci takes questions from the press during a coronavirus update briefing Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House.
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Trump Needs to Recruit a Medical ‘Red Team’ To Challenge Lockdown-Manic Governors

President Trump and 50 governors now face a critical choice. How many more weeks, months, or even years should current sheltering-in-place orders continue? When can or should they be lifted? Read More ›
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Your Witness, Mr. Johnson

Stephen Meyer reviews Phillip Johnson's seminal 1991 book Darwin on Trial for the 2006 book Darwin's Nemesis: Phillip Johnson and the Intelligent Design Movement. Read More ›
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The Best Brexit Strategy is to Leave First, and Then Deal

Last month, the European Union’s Council of Ministers voted to allow Britain another extension in its Brexit deliberations. Despite Prime Minister Theresa May’s “success” in negotiating this extension, her Conservative Party recently experienced massive losses in local council elections with more than 1,300 Conservative councillors losing their seats. Read More ›
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Defining Theistic Evolution

In the book Theistic Evolution, we provide a comprehensive scientific, philosophical, and theological critique of the idea known as theistic evolution. But before we can do that, we will need to define what the proponents of this perspective mean by “theistic evolution” — or “evolutionary creationism,” as it is sometimes now called. Read More ›
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Yes, Intelligent Design Is Detectable by Science

Biologists have long recognized that many organized structures in living organisms — the elegant form and protective covering of the coiled nautilus; the interdependent parts of the vertebrate eye; the interlocking bones, muscles, and feathers of a bird wing — “give the appearance of having been designed for a purpose.” Read More ›
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military RC military drone flies flies against backdrop of beautiful clouds on blue sky background. Elements of this image furnished by NASA
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Drones Can Protect Us From Kim’s Missiles

President Trump’s announcement that he will meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un caught everyone by surprise. The big question is: Will the meeting reduce the threat of North Korean ballistic missiles? Read More ›
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An Extraterrestrial Spin on the RNA World

The authors argue that RNA molecules appeared in warm little ponds more than 4.17 billion years ago, transported by “meteorites and interplanetary dust particles." Read More ›
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The European Union: An Un-Democratic Leviathan That Britain Might Just Escape

America’s closest ally, Great Britain, stands on the brink of a profound decision, one that could determine whether it remains the free, prosperous democracy that has worked closely with the United States since World War II, or goes on morphing into something much smaller and sadder. Read More ›