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Wired Magazine Short Circuits on Intelligent Design Critique

Want to sound like you've refuted your opponent's position? First, take their idea. Next, make it simpler by removing parts you don’t like. And now here’s the key: Attack the weaker version you created – not the original idea. Voila! Now you can publish your article in a prominent magazine and pat yourself on the back.

Blog Post | Science | Alan Shlemon | September 8, 2009

Can Homosexuals Change?

You've heard the spin. Now read the truth. The first issue of the Journal of Human Sexuality summarizes the scientific research that:

Blog Post | Science | Alan Shlemon | August 6, 2009

Get to Know a Former Homosexual

The American Psychological Association rejected the idea that homosexuals can change their same-sex attractions and become heterosexual. Wow, big surprise. I thought they said that years ago. For some time now, the pro-homosexual community has suggested that people should meet a gay man or woman and become friends with them to better understand them. I've done this.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Alan Shlemon | August 6, 2009

Critiquing Whale Evolution

I'll quickly summarize Richard Sternberg's critique I mentioned in my previous post and in my August 2, 2008 interview with Greg.

Blog Post | Science | Alan Shlemon | August 6, 2009

Dinner with ID Greats

I was privileged to have dinner with Jonathan Wells Ph.D, Bruce Gordon Ph.D, and Richard Sternberg Ph.D (one of the "expelled" scientists from Ben Stein's documentary) while I've been

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | July 14, 2009

Psychiatry Textbook Acknowledges that Homosexuals Can Change

Blog Post | Science | Alan Shlemon | June 23, 2009

Recent Book about Ex-Gay Study

I've started reading an interesting book that describes the details of a study conducted by two researchers, Stanton Jones and Mark Yarhouse. There were two goals of the study: 1) to determine whether a homosexual orientation can be changed and 2) whether participating in “ex-gay” ministries is harmful.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Alan Shlemon | December 31, 2007

Microevolution Is Not Macroevolution

According to an article in the San Diego Union Tribune, only half of those surveyed in a recent Gallup poll "believed evolution is definitely or probably true." This baffles some evolutionists.

Blog Post | Science | Alan Shlemon | November 30, 2007

An Interesting Twist During an Intelligent Design Debate

Evolutionist Michael Ruse was the star of the show at last week's debate against intelligent design (ID) proponent Paul Nelson. He was witty, funny, gracious, and surprisingly theological. His ideas were wrong, however, but I expected that.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | October 11, 2007