Advocacy against Materialism and Neo-Darwinism: 2024 (part 1)


Photo: Hesperornis skeleton, Ghedoghedo via Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0
Photo: Hesperornis skeleton, Ghedoghedo via Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0

 

Article "Fossil Friday: New Evidence Against Dinosaur Ancestry of Birds" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (January 5, 2024).


 

Article "Fossil Friday: Update on Cambrian Bryozoans" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (January 12, 2024).

Photo credit: Killamator, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Photo credit: Killamator, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Photo: Homo habilis remains, by Sailko, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Photo: Homo habilis remains, by Sailko, CC BY 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

 

Article "Fossil Friday: New Research Questions the Human Nature of Homo habilis" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (January 19, 2024).


 

Article "Fossil Friday: The Abrupt Origin of Insectivore Mammals" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (January 26, 2024), finally continues my series on placental mammal origins.

Photo: Pholidocercus, Oilshale via Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED
Photo: Pholidocercus, Oilshale via Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0 DEED

Photo credit: AquilaGib, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Photo credit: AquilaGib, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

 

Article "Fossil Friday: New Evidence for the Human Nature of Neanderthals" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (February 2, 2024).


 

Interview with me by Andrew McDiarmid titled "How The Caterpillar Got Its Legs ... Or Not" for episode 1860 of the ID the Future podcast (February 7, 2024).


 

Article "Fossil Friday: Chronospecies, a Sinking Ship" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (February 9, 2024), with more evidence against Darwinian gradualism.


Article "Fossil Friday: The Vindhyan Controversy and Debunking Alleged Ediacaran and Cambrian Fossils" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (February 16, 2024) on yet another controversy about the dating and identification of ancient fossils.

Photo: Alleged Vindhyan worm burrows, from Seilacher et al. 1998 fig. 2, fair use
Photo: Alleged Vindhyan worm burrows, from Seilacher et al. 1998 fig. 2, fair use

Photo; Haplochromis, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
Photo; Haplochromis, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

 

Article "Fossil Friday: The Big Bang of Tertiary Birds and a Phylogenetic Mess" at Discovery Institute's site Evolution News (February 23, 2024).


Speaking engagements and other scheduled events for 2024:

  • February 5: recording of podcast for ID the Future with Andrew McDiarmid.
  • May 26-30: private interdisciplinary conference in Florence / Italy.
  • July (via Zoom): Online Q&A for the Summer Seminars of Discovery Institute.
  • August 4-7: Lecture on August 6 about “Fossil Discontinuities” for the summer colloquium Cosmos & Creator: Reason, Faith and the Academic Disciplines (Jul. 31 - Aug. 17, 2024) at Discovery House in Cambridge / UK.
  • August 17-23: Lecture (August 21 or 22) for the twentieth annual Discovery Society Insiders Briefing “God & Science in Cambridge” on occasion of the launch of the DI mentoring center in Cambridge / UK.
  • October 26-28: Lecture (October 27) at the CIID conference in Venice / Italy.