Category Archives: Literary Sketches and Analogies

Critiquing Lewis/Lewis on Evolution and Design

Critiquing Lewis:  Reconsidering his Literary Thought, in Light of the Work of J.R.R. Tolkien … Toward a new Literary Foundation of the Evolution Question and Design Considerations http://darwiniana.com/2011/05/19/c-s-lewis-on-evolution-and-intelligent-design/ http://www.asa3.org/ASA/PSCF/2010/PSCF12-10Peterson.pdf 05.19.11 – C. S. Lewis on Evolution and Intelligent Design So C.S. … Continue reading

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The Devolution of Culture

Darwin and the Devolution of Culture:  Reviewing Michael Graziano’s “The Darwinian Evolution of Religion” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-graziano/the-darwinian-evolution-of-religion_b_846635.html “[E]radicating religion is not possible. It is a fallacy that ignores the specs of the human machine. We are not rational entities. Religion, like all … Continue reading

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Understanding “Choice”

  Literary Critique: Determinacy and Freedom – Understanding the Consequences of “Choice” Sometimes it helps to consider historical concepts through literary media … books, film, or music. Consider, for instance, the ideas of “freedom/free will” (aka “choice”) and the notion … Continue reading

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