Protein Folds and the Failure of the Neo-Darwinian Mechanism

What does it take to build an animal? Not out of clay, crayons, or macaroni, but a real life, in the flesh, animal. Or, to try to make things a bit easier than starting from scratch, what would it take to turn one animal, with a unique body plan, into another unique animal, by this … Continue reading Protein Folds and the Failure of the Neo-Darwinian Mechanism

Breeding Geldings: The Bottomless Pit of Materialist Morality

Abstract: This essay will briefly examine the nature of morality from within a strictly naturalistic or materialistic perspective and will argue that within such a framework morality itself cannot establish a reason for one’s adherence to it. Why should human beings be moral? That seems like a simple question, I mean, who doesn’t want to … Continue reading Breeding Geldings: The Bottomless Pit of Materialist Morality

C.S. Lewis and Jedi Knights

There is just something about Star Wars. From the simple, yet iconic lightsaber, all the way to the stark contrast of a clearly defined external good and evil juxtaposed against a seemingly never ending war between the Light and the Dark within each character’s own heart. Following the absolute cinematic perfection of the most recent … Continue reading C.S. Lewis and Jedi Knights

To Laugh or Not to Laugh? C.S. Lewis’ Social Wisdom

It’s something almost every evangelical who takes their faith seriously wrestles with. When we're in a social setting, particularly one in which we're surrounded by nonbelievers, what’s an allowable amount of flexibility for humor to form healthy relationships and what crosses the line of fidelity to Christ before all others? At what point should a … Continue reading To Laugh or Not to Laugh? C.S. Lewis’ Social Wisdom