Tuesday, April 29, 2008


As I listened to the Engines of Our Ingenuity on NPR, I was struck by the commentary on BEGINNING WITH CONCLUSIONS.

Here is a snippet...

We've read so much lately about attempts to turn Intelligent Design into science. I hadn't meant to put my oar in this water; but I realize that all this is much larger than a few people trying to build science upon religious belief. Everywhere we look, we see the same dismaying increase in attempts to build arguments upon foregone conclusions, which can never be disproved. We see it in Internet blogs, religion, science, politics, the law ...

You can read (and hear) the rest here.

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