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Rethinking the Big Bang

October 3, 2017 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

I used to think the Big Bang theory was supported by multiple lines of scientific evidence, and impossible to challenge. When you watch anything related to astronomy on TV, it will probably be based on the Big Bang theory. In Counting To God I argued that the creation of all time, space, and matter from…

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Memories of the Flood

September 25, 2017 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

I think, overall, it was mostly two things in high school that pushed me towards Atheism. First was the Miller-Urey experiment. When I read (falsely) that life could have arisen by chance, I began to think science and religion were in conflict. (For a detailed explanation of why life could not have arisen by chance,…

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The Finch’s Beak

September 16, 2017 | Under Atheist Pseudo-Science | Posted by | No Comments

I’m working on a new, easier-to-read book about science and God. As one example of how natural selection has never created new kinds of creatures, I discuss the finch’s beak. One of my “test” readers was surprised: “Isn’t that one of the key examples given to support evolution?” She’s right, it is, which shows how…

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The Human Brain

August 31, 2017 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

I commute long distance. On Monday’s flight, I read two interesting articles on the human brain. The first was in Monday’s New York Times. Researchers developed technology you control using thought. You put on a headset with virtual reality goggles and sensors that read brain waves, and move virtual objects. The article said researchers “want…

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Breakfast with Mary

August 27, 2017 | Under Journey of Faith | Posted by | No Comments

I’m back from five wonderful days in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The scenery was spectacular, and the total eclipse inspiring. Maybe someday I’ll post on how perfectly right everything has to be to get a total eclipse, and the evidence for God in that. Today I’ll share another spiritual experience, breakfast with Mary Neal. Mary is…

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DNA and the Bible

August 6, 2017 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

The Bible was under attack this week in newspapers around the world. Here’s one headline: “The Bible got it wrong: Ancient Canaanites survived and their DNA lives in modern-day Lebanese.” Here’s another: “Study disproves the Bible’s claim that the ancient Canaanites were wiped out.” The next four paragraphs are from the New York Times: “There…

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Origin of Life

July 17, 2017 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

How did life get started? Could life have arisen by purely “natural” means, without a designer? The universe is a big place, with trillions times trillions of stars. Newspapers report “earth-like” planets; some must have liquid water. Is life inevitable, given enough time and sunshine? Well, maybe not. The origin of life is an unsolved…

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Does Science Prove God?

July 10, 2017 | Under Science | Posted by | No Comments

I’ve been having a friendly debate with a distinguished scientist. She believes there is a God, but argues science cannot prove the existence of God. I argue science has proved God. What does it mean to “prove” something. I look to math. Math has theorems, logical arguments, that prove or disprove statements. But all mathematics…

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