Evolution vs. Intelligent Design, Part II

Continuing the controversial discussion on Evolution vs. Intelligent Design, I am reviewing a book by the director of the Biologic Institute, Douglas Axe: Undeniable.

Dr. Axe’s book tries to frame the Evol vs. ID debate in terms of “common science” — that is, in concepts that any layperson can understand. Too many scientists like Richard Dawkins try to frame modern science as a practice fit only for the elite, as it increasingly depends on concepts  too advanced for the common man to comprehend. This trust is not ‘blind’, people like Dawkins may claim, because scientists have credentials which justify any and all of their findings…no matter how incredulous these findings may seem to the rest of us. Continue reading

Movie Review: The Fountain

In case anyone ever heard about this movie but was afraid to watch it because it didn’t make any sense…consider this a spoiler-free guide.

The Fountain‘ is one of those weird, profound movies that people tend not to like because they don’t understand what the heck is going on. Nevertheless, the film also happens to be an impressive work of art. It’s not only inspiring, but also makes sense if you know what to look for.

First of all, the general description of this film (as seen on Wikipedia, Amazon, etc.) is wrong. They say the movie is about three men who live in the year 1500, 2000, and 2500 AD. It’s not.

‘The Fountain’ is about one man. Continue reading