Monday, August 24, 2009

Mark Chu-Carroll on the latest bit of intellectual dishonesty from Bill Dembski:
As for intelligent design? There's really nothing in this paper about it. I'm [sure] Dembski will run around bragging about how he got an ID paper published in a peer-reviewed journal. But arguing that this is an ID paper is really dishonest, because all ID-related content was stripped out. In other places, Dembski has used these quantification-based arguments to claim that evolution can't possibl[y] work. But this paper contains none of that. It's just a fairly drab paper about how to quantify the amount of information in a search algorithm.

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