Advocacy against Materialism and Neo-Darwinism: 2023 (part 1)


 

Recording of my presentation on the waiting time problem and the species pair challenge for the inaugural conference of the CIID in Torino on June 18, 2022 (online Jan. 4, 2023).


 

Article "Fossil Friday: Fossil Golden Moles and the Abrupt Origin of Afrosoricida" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (January 6, 2023).

 

Photo: Diamantochloris inconcessus, Eocene, Namibia, combined after Pickford 2018 figs. 1 and 3, fair use
Photo: Diamantochloris inconcessus, Eocene, Namibia, combined after Pickford 2018 figs. 1 and 3, fair use

Photo: Titanohyrax andrewsi, Oligocene, Egypt, after Tabuce 2016 fig. 2, fair use
Photo: Titanohyrax andrewsi, Oligocene, Egypt, after Tabuce 2016 fig. 2, fair use

 

Article "Fossil Friday: Fossil Hyraxes and the Abrupt Origin of Hyracoidea" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (January 13, 2023).

 


 

Article "Fossil Friday: Fossil Sea Cows and the Abrupt Origin of Sirenia and Desmostylia" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (January 20, 2023).

Photo: Pezosiren, Thesupermat via Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0
Photo: Pezosiren, Thesupermat via Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0

Photo: Deinotherium, composite from Wikimedia, Concavenator CC BY-SA 4.0, HeMei CC BY-SA 3.0.
Photo: Deinotherium, composite from Wikimedia, Concavenator CC BY-SA 4.0, HeMei CC BY-SA 3.0

 

Article "Fossil Friday: Elephants and the Abrupt Origin of Proboscidea" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (January 27, 2023).


Article "Fossil Friday: The Abrupt Origins of Treeshrews (Scandentia) and Colugos (Dermoptera)" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (February 3, 2023), discussing extreme disagreement among experts about the interpretation of the very same fossils.

Photo: Eudaemonema webbi, after Scott 2010 fig. 3, fair use
Photo: Eudaemonema webbi, after Scott 2010 fig. 3, fair use

Speaking engagements and other scheduled events for 2023:

  • March 12, 2023 (via Zoom): Keynote speech and Q&A for an international conference on “Islam, Science and Atheism” in Lahore, Pakistan organized by IDP.
  • Mid April (via Zoom): German talk about evidence from the fossil record against Darwinism for a Christian event in Germany.
  • May 31 - June 2/3 12, 2023: Catholic conference in Krakow, Poland.
  • May 19 - July 15 (via Zoom): Online Q&As for the Summer Seminars of Discovery Institute.
  • September 3, 2023: German talk “Ein Atheist findet zu Gott” for the Waldau Church in St. Gallen, Switzerland.
  • October: Private interdisciplinary conference in France or Italy.
  • Invited talk at a projected ID conference in Bergamo (Italy) organized by CIID (date not yet fixed).