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Stephen Meyer vs Peter Atkins

Postby DannyM » Tue Mar 30, 2010 5:49 pm

http://manawatu.christian-apologetics.o ... hen-meyer/

Go to the link, scroll down, click on the "MP3 file" under "Audio of debate between Stephen Meyer ans Peter Atkins" and have a listen... Interesting.
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Re: Stephen Meyer vs Peter Atkins

Postby Gman » Tue Mar 30, 2010 7:56 pm

DannyM wrote:http://manawatu.christian-apologetics.org/tag/stephen-meyer/

Go to the link, scroll down, click on the "MP3 file" under "Audio of debate between Stephen Meyer ans Peter Atkins" and have a listen... Interesting.


Thanks Danny...

According to Peter Atkins, evolution can address origins..
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Re: Stephen Meyer vs Peter Atkins

Postby B. W. » Wed Mar 31, 2010 8:01 am

Gman wrote:
DannyM wrote:http://manawatu.christian-apologetics.org/tag/stephen-meyer/

Go to the link, scroll down, click on the "MP3 file" under "Audio of debate between Stephen Meyer ans Peter Atkins" and have a listen... Interesting.


Thanks Danny...

According to Peter Atkins, evolution can address origins..


But then again this begs the questions - can origins address evolution?

Was there a chicken before the egg or was the egg before the chicken? y:O2
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Re: Stephen Meyer vs Peter Atkins

Postby DannyM » Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:13 pm

Gman wrote:
DannyM wrote:http://manawatu.christian-apologetics.org/tag/stephen-meyer/

Go to the link, scroll down, click on the "MP3 file" under "Audio of debate between Stephen Meyer ans Peter Atkins" and have a listen... Interesting.


Thanks Danny...

According to Peter Atkins, evolution can address origins..


You heard that, G? If I were a leading evolutionist I'd do my damndest to keep Atkins out of the public square... ;)
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Re: Stephen Meyer vs Peter Atkins

Postby Gman » Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:34 pm

DannyM wrote:You heard that, G? If I were a leading evolutionist I'd do my damndest to keep Atkins out of the public square... ;)


Atkins? I heard he was a pretty good baseball player... :roll:
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Re: Stephen Meyer vs Peter Atkins

Postby DannyM » Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:48 pm

Gman wrote:
DannyM wrote:You heard that, G? If I were a leading evolutionist I'd do my damndest to keep Atkins out of the public square... ;)


Atkins? I heard he was a pretty good baseball player... :roll:


I thought he had a good diet programme to help lose excessive weight fast? ;)

Hve you read Meyer's Signature in the Cell?
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Re: Stephen Meyer vs Peter Atkins

Postby Gman » Wed Mar 31, 2010 6:51 pm

DannyM wrote:
Gman wrote:
DannyM wrote:You heard that, G? If I were a leading evolutionist I'd do my damndest to keep Atkins out of the public square... ;)


Atkins? I heard he was a pretty good baseball player... :roll:


I thought he had a good diet programme to help lose excessive weight fast? ;)

Hve you read Meyer's Signature in the Cell?


Not yet but it's on my radar... I'm really interested in what he has to say about the method of multiple competing hypotheses.
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We learn from history that we do not learn from history - Georg Friedrich Wilhelm Hegel

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Re: Stephen Meyer vs Peter Atkins

Postby DannyM » Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:05 pm

Gman wrote:
DannyM wrote:
Gman wrote:
DannyM wrote:You heard that, G? If I were a leading evolutionist I'd do my damndest to keep Atkins out of the public square... ;)


Atkins? I heard he was a pretty good baseball player... :roll:


I thought he had a good diet programme to help lose excessive weight fast? ;)

Hve you read Meyer's Signature in the Cell?


Not yet but it's on my radar... I'm really interested in what he has to say about the method of multiple competing hypotheses.


In the debate with Atkins, Meyer spoke of Information and every known code coming from a designer; Atkins tried to shout him down with "examples" of information arising naturally. When Meyer pointed out that he was specifically talking about the coded information found in the cell, Atkins' objections seemed to wither away somewhat. Meyer seems to be coming from the same angle as (or similar to) Perry Marshall. I have this book on my radar too.
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