Advocacy against Materialism and Neo-Darwinism: 2022


My article "The Cambrian Explosion Has Just Gone Nuclear" is featured as "#1 Story of 2021" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (January 1st, 2022).

 

Interview with me by Fazale Rana for Reasons to Believe about "The Fossil Record & Christianity" (January 12, 2022)


 

A three hour interview with me about the fossil record as evidence against Neo-Darwinian evolution for the Finding Truth YouTube channel (January 16, 2022).


 

A 85 minute interview and Q&A with me about "The Fossil Record vs. Evolution" for the Explain International YouTube channel (January 20, 2022).


Interview with me by Casey Luskin for ID the Future podcast (episode 1569) titled "Debunked Transitional Fossils Just the Tip of the Iceberg(March 2nd, 2022), about the fossil record as evidence against Darwinism.


Reposting of an interview with me by Andrew McDiarmid for ID the Future podcast (episode 1576) titled "Günter Bechly Says Goodbye to Darwinian Gradualism" (March 18th, 2022).

Also featured at Evolution News (March 20, 2022).


 

Transcript of my Discovery Science video interview translated into German language by Markus Till for the AIGG blog (March 25, 2022).


The German Feuerbringer-Magazin (a private blog) featured an article about me by skeptic Andreas Müller titled "Baut euch kein Internet-Weltbild zusammen" (April 10, 2022). The author is strongly opposed to ID theory and as most ID critics he is clueless about the science and misunderstands and misrepresents the central issues, but to his credit he at least avoids the often found vitriol.

Reposting of an interview with me by Sarah Chaffee for ID the Future podcast (episode 1589) titled "Günter Bechly on Fossils and Common Descent, Pt 1" (April 20th, 2022).

Also featured at Evolution News (April 23, 2022).


Reposting of an interview with me by Sarah Chaffee for ID the Future podcast (episode 1590) titled "Günter Bechly on Fossils and Common Descent, Pt 2" (April 22, 2022).

Also featured at Evolution News (April 25, 2022).


My article "Species Pairs: A New Challenge to Darwinists" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (April 25, 2022) introduces a new argument against unguided Darwinian evolution based on molecular clock data.

My article "At the Bottom of the Glass, God Is Waiting" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (April 27, 2022) provides new insights into the history and origin of a famous quote often (mis)attributed to Werner Heisenberg.

My article "Fact Check: Hawaiian Silverswords Fail the Species Pair Challenge" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (May 3, 2022) responds to claims at Peaceful Science that my species pair challenge is met by the Hawaiian Silversword Alliance and other issues raised at this forum.

 

My testimony for the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship - Los Angeles Coed Chapter (May 6, 2022).


My article "Yawn: Atheist YouTuber “Professor Dave” Rants about Intelligent Design" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (May 25, 2022) is the first part of a 3-part article series rebutting the ignorant rants against intelligent design by YouTuber Dave Farina (aka Professor Dave Explains).

Part two of my debunking series titled "Fact-Checking “Professor Dave”: Is the Term “Darwinism” Really Used Only by “Creationists”?" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (May 27, 2022).

The third and final part of this series is titled "Examining “Professor Dave’s” Absurd Attack on Casey Luskin at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (May 31, 2022) and includes my rebuttal of Dave Farina's YouTube rant against intelligent design proponent Casey Luskin and his appearance in the Science Uprising episode on human origins.

Short note "Study: “Most of Our Evolutionary Trees Could Be Wrong”" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (June 2, 2022) about a new study that proves anatomical similarity not to correlate with genetic relationship.

"Deadly Beauty: Golden Rainat Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (June 2, 2022), featuring some nature photos as a subtle argument from beauty.

 

Fossil Friday comes to Evolution News with this first posting: "Fossil Friday: Large Constrictor Snake from the Eoceneat Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (June 3, 2022).


Brief article "Rare Fossil Preserves a Moment of Deadly Battle — And Recalls a Problem for Darwinat Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (June 9, 2022) about a remarkable fossil from the Upper Jurassic Solnhofen limestones featuring a beaked fish feeding on a small pterosaur, both being perfectly preserved in their deadly embrace.

 

 

"Fossil Friday: Whip Spider from the Lower Cretaceousat Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (June 10, 2022).


 

 

"Fossil Friday: A Dead “Living Fossil”at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (June 17, 2022).


My presentation "The Waiting Time Problem and a New Argument against Neo-Darwinism" at the launch event for the Centro Italiano Intelligent Design (CIID) in Turin, Italy (June 18, 2022). Photos courtesy of CIID.

See here for a detailed report about the event.



 

"Fossil Friday: New Kind of Silverfish Trapped in Sticky Resinat Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (June 24, 2022), featuring a new scientific discovery in Eocene Baltic amber.


 

Part 1 of an interview with me by Casey Luskin for ID the Future podcast (episode 1617) titled "Species Pairs: A New Challenge to Evolutionary Theory(June 27, 2022), about a new argument against Neo-Darwinism.


Part 2 of the interview with me by Casey Luskin for ID the Future podcast (episode 1618) titled "Günter Bechly: Species Pairs Wreck Darwinism(June 29, 2022), about my new argument against Neo-Darwinism.
Also featured in this article at Evolution News (July 2, 2022).


 

"Fossil Friday: Turtles All the Way Downat Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (July 1, 2022), also discussing and debunking alleged transitional turtle fossils like Pappochelys.


Speaking engagements and other scheduled events for 2022:

  • January 12, 2022 (via Zoom): Interview with me by Fazale Rana for Reasons to Believe about "The Fossil Record & Christianity".
  • January 16, 2022 (via Streamyard): Interview with me by Ahmed Eshrah about "What Paleontology has to say against Macro-Evolution" for his Finding Truth YouTube channel.
  • Janury 20, 2022  (via Streamyard): Interview (and Q&A) by Santi Rangel for the Explain International YouTube channel.
  • April 30, 2022 (via Zoom): Testimony for the LA Chapter of Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship.
  • May 2, 2022 (via Zoom): Recording of two podcast episodes for ID the Future with Casey Luskin.
  • June 7, 2022: Recording of an interview for a documentary movie at London, together with Stephen C. Meyer and John Lennox.
  • June 18, 2022: Lecture "The Waiting Time Problem and a New Argument against Neo-Darwinism" at the conference "The  Inference to Intelligent Design as a Tool for Science" by CIID in Turin, Italy.
  • July 6, 2022 (via Zoom): Live lecture and Q&A "Hat die Wissenschaft Gott begraben?" for a project week of the Montessori-Schule Chemnitz (12 participants).
  • July 14, 2022 (via Zoom): Live Q&A for Discovery Institute's International Summer Seminars session “Explosions in the History of Life & The Waiting Times Problem”.
  • August 5, 2022 (via Zoom): Interview by John David Beling for his YouTube channel.
  • October 15-19, 2022: Private multidisciplinary conference in Florence.