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Science & Religion #15: Was Adam Part Neanderthal? (A DNA Primer)

September 28, 2011
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Several recent studies suggest that there is a good chance that Homo sapiens (us) mated with Neanderthals in the past?  Did Adam have Neanderthal DNA?  Do we?  What does this mean?  The next few posts in this series will discuss evolution, different species, time lines, etc.  In order to understand this better, this is a […]

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Science & Religion #14: Earth, In The Beginning…

April 26, 2011
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In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.  And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep.  And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.  (Genesis 1:1-2) So begins the Old Testament.  So begins the next section of this series. How […]

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Science & Religion #13: Series Recap

April 19, 2011
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After a “mini-break” from the Science & Religion series, we’re going to get back into it.  The next group of posts may be a bit more controversial, however, so I wanted to review the groundwork for the Science & Religion series that we’ve covered so far.  So, as a recap: Six Foundation Posts Science & […]

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What is Science: Is Science about Reductionism or Holism?

January 6, 2011
What is Science: Is Science about Reductionism or Holism?

In my last post I discussed Scientific Realism vs. Positivism. The conclusion I drew was that, while both are useful points of view, Scientific Realism is the one you want if your desire is to comprehend reality. In this post, I’m going to discuss Deutsch’s arguments surrounding Reductionism and Holism, two points of view that […]

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