Re: Darwinism Defeated

From: Bill Payne (
Date: Sun Apr 22 2001 - 01:26:02 EDT

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    On Fri, 20 Apr 2001 07:37:01 -0700 "Hofmann, Jim"
    <jhofmann@Exchange.FULLERTON.EDU> writes:
    > Note that there is a (big) ? after "Darwinism" in the title. I think
    > Lamoureux completely leveled Johnson in this exchange.

    I agree that Johnson's lack of scientific training is evident, but
    disagree that Lamoureux leveled Johnson. Johnson's critique of the
    "central claim of modern neo-Darwinism" - "the blind watchmaker thesis",
    remains unanswered, as can be seen in the chapter of _Darwinism
    Defeated?_ by Rikki Watts: "On the other hand, what if he [Johnson] is
    right and the origin of information is precisely that boundary condition
    (or event horizon) at which methodological naturalism breaks down?" (p


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