Tag Archives: Intelligent Design

First cut is the deepest

In an attempt to drain the pus from the festering debate between science and religion — mainly over things like the teaching of ‘intelligent design’ in US schools — paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould came up with the notion of ‘Non Overlapping Magisteria’. He argued that: The magisterium of science covers the empirical realm: what the Universe is […]

My Enemy’s Honour

Every week, one of the evangelical Christians who supported the teaching of Intelligent Design in Dover, PA schools drove to the nearest maximum security penitentiary to ‘bear witness’ to the inmates. On their release, he would find them jobs and homes. One – not yet strong enough to live alone – lived with him for […]