The Incompatibility Hypothesis: Evolution vs Supernatural Causation

The Incompatibility Hypothesis: Evolution vs. Supernatural Causation, by Paz-y-Miño-C & Espinosa “Like the oil vs. water experiment, evolution and supernatural causation don’t mix. Evolution raises to the surface…” Supernatural causation (i.e. the belief in a Supreme Being, creator and sustainer of the universe, omnipresent, omnipotent, omniscient) is a cultural pollutant, incompatible with empirical reality. “Belief” disrupts, distorts, delays and/or […]

New England Professors Accept Evolution, But They Are Religious – Editorial The Standard Times – Jan 15, 2011

Why Accepting Evolution Matters …New England professors accept evolution, but they are religious… [click on title to be redirected to The Standard Times] Dr. Guillermo Paz-y-Miño C. — © 2011 Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth  People do not “believe” in evolution; we either accept it, or doubt about it, or reject it. But […]

TEN TIPS ABOUT: How university professors can contribute to strengthen evolution literacy

By Guillermo Paz-y-Miño C. & Avelina Espinosa — © 2011 Excerpts from “New England Faculty and College Students Differ in Their Views  About Evolution, Creationism, Intelligent Design, and Religiosity” published in Evolution Education and Outreach (1) By being proactive rather than reactive in confronting the “anti-evolution wars.” It is imperative that the university professors reach […]

RESEARCH ARTICLES on Acceptance of Evolution

“New England Faculty and College Students Differ in Their Views About Evolution, Creationism, Intelligent Design and Religiosity“NEW just published (online access) in Evolution Education and Outreach, December 18th 2010 [PDF] Figure 1. Percentage of New England faculty (Fac) versus college students from public secular (Pub), private secular (Priv) and religious (Rel) institutions who think evolution […]