Science & The Bible: Social Darwinism

Last week our topic was on Evolution and the Problem of Evil. This week the discussion will be on something a little more personal and relevant, which is if we apply the idea of evolution to human society. This week's reading will be Exodus 21-23, Deuteronomy 1-6 (RSV), Francis Galton's, Hereditary Genius (2nd edition, pp. 1-49, … Continue reading Science & The Bible: Social Darwinism

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Courage, ‘Merrica

Has it really been less than 24 hours? When Siddhartha tunes in to himself and his surroundings, he hears the word om, expressed in a multitude of depths and forms. Wisdom. Connection. Peace. For me (and those of us here at Wellesley College - Clinton's alma mater, fyi), that word was a resounding crap, in all … Continue reading Courage, ‘Merrica

Chemical Equilibrium

Thanks for joining me again for the newest installment of my crash course series on Chemistry! In case you missed it, last time I wrote on Spontaneity, Entropy, & Free Energy, and today's lesson will be on chemical equilibrium! From last time, we know that If we take the antilogarithm, we get From this equation we … Continue reading Chemical Equilibrium

Science & The Bible: Evolution and the Problem of Evil

Hello and thanks so much for joining me today as we talk about essentially the crux of the science and religion debate. If the God of Creation is omnipotent, omniscient, and omnibenevolent, then why is there evil in the world?This week we will be reading Ayala's Darwin's Gift to Science and Religion, Job 3-14; 32-42.6 (RSV), and Ferngren’s Science … Continue reading Science & The Bible: Evolution and the Problem of Evil