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A review of 'The language of God' (Francis Collins)
Gert Korthof likes Collins's stuff on evolution, but thinks the Moral Law argument (which Collins acknowledges he got from C.S. Lewis) is terrible: "Collins fails to demonstrate

a. the failure of Darwinism to explain the Moral Law (true altruism)
b. the divine origin of the Moral Law
c. b follows from a "
creation  evolution  morality  religion  science  francis-collins  c.s.-lewis  altruism 
february 2010 by pw201
Theodicy III: Primo Levi versus Francis Collins
Jerry Coyne has been reading Francis Collins's "The Language of God" as well as Levi's works on Auschwitz. Not surprisingly, he doesn't find Collins's theodicy very convincing.
theology  religion  jerry-coyne  francis-collins 
december 2009 by pw201
Russell Blackford on Sam Harris on Francis Collins
Blackford doesn't agree with Harris that Collins shouldn't have been appointed, but has some good things to say about Collins's views.
science  religion  russell-blackford  samharris  sam-harris  francis-collins  harris  evangelicalism 
july 2009 by pw201
My first grant application to the Collins NIH
Grant application for research into "Religious Implications of Hydrological Phenomena". I lol'd.
francis-collins  religion  science  nih  hydrological  waterfall  grant  funny  satire 
july 2009 by pw201

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