Elephants from Dimension X

photo © 2009 Peter | more info (via: Wylio)   If you are a thinking person who gives credence to science (there are thinking people who really do not), the empirical evidence for things is all-important. Evidence should always trump pet theories, and theories which are falsifiable are the very warp and woof of credible […]

Parable of the young son

I decided to write this up as its own parable. Once there was a man who worked at an insurance company as a programmer. He was an expert in statistics and computer science, and ran ever more complex actuarial studies on a massively parallel super-computer. One day, his young son asked him what he did […]

Thoughts to my mystified friends

This is a note to the mystified reader who wonders how an otherwise intelligent guy ended up not only as a Christian, but as a person seemingly obsessed with some kind of controversy about some fine point of faith that seems frankly irrelevant. I am not out to convert you. I might be out to […]

Richard Dawkins

I realized after my last post that I have been thinking about Richard Dawkins a lot. If you haven’t heard of him, you can read some quotes by him here. As a Christian and a convinced member of the design science camp, you would expect that I would be feeling something negative toward these views. […]

Science and Religion

So, I’ve been thinking about the relationship between science and religion. They seem to be very much at odds; the science-minded among us seem to think that the faith-minded among us are very naive and backward and stupid, while the religious, apart from being very frightened of the science-minded, seem to be content to ignore […]