Shaun Johnston's Blog (3)

Project discourse: basic ideas

For an introduction to this project please see this post.

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Here's a string of ideas I aim to draw on to create discourse for thinking about ourselves as having evolved:

  1. There's nothing in the universe except:

       -  matter acted on by physics

       -  whatever's involved…
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Added by Shaun Johnston on April 13, 2013 at 12:30pm — 7 Comments

Project: Discourse for saying what it means we evolved

I plan to use this personal blog space to solicit feedback on a personal project. I want to develop a way of talking about evolution that's different from darwinism. Having a second way of talking about being evolved would be like, in the 19th century, having both waves and particles as ways of thinking about light. You needed both then. In a similar way I think today we need more than one way of thinking about evolution.

I ask for your indulgence. First, I ask you not to defend…

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Added by Shaun Johnston on April 12, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

I'm an atheist, but anti-darwinist

This blog has been more public than I expected. so I have toned down the heading to this post. Also I have deleted two posts I didn't want further responses to.

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Every so often I venture out into the public sphere to see how anti-darwinism is responded to. The last time, at the science cafe, my posts were moved from "science" to "paranormal" or some such section then I was subjected to withering personal abuse. This…

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Added by Shaun Johnston on April 10, 2013 at 10:30am — 34 Comments

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