Thursday, November 17, 2005

The Flawed Philosophy of Intelligent Design

The time has come to be blunt. The problem with Intelligent Design is not that it is false; not that the arguments in its favor reduce to smoke and mirrors; and not that it's defenders are disingenuous or even duplicitous. The problem with Intelligent Design is that it is dumb. I would contend that ID is dumb biology; even if it is on to something, what it is on to has no connection and does no meaningful work in biology (or physics). However, and more significantly, ID is dumb philosophy.

Full article here.

1 comment:

S.R. Deardorff said...

Everyone...don't forget to check out an equally valid theory called

Flying Spaghetti Monsterism over at:

http://www.venganza.org/index.htm

And, don't forget, as a newly converted Pastafarian, yours truly, sean, a.k.a. Fresh Parmesan, has received the first of many divine revelations regarding FSM'ism in the form of "Book One: The Pastafarian Revelations," to be found at:

http://pastafarianrevelations.blogspot.com/

We are doing the open minds of the world a great disservice if we fail to consider the implications of the above!!!!

peace n whatnot,

sean,
aka Al Fraydoe's First Prophet,
Fresh Parmesan

Spread the word of His Noodly Appendage!!!!!!!