Are You a Machine?

Have you ever had a conversation with a robot? If so, how did you know it was not a human? If you’re only communicating via written messages, it can sometimes be difficult to tell. However, it often becomes apparent very quickly when the artificial intelligence (AI) fails to understand something you’ve said or doesn’t recognize … Continue reading Are You a Machine?

Scientific Myth

“But if (& oh what a big if) we could conceive in some warm little pond with all sorts of ammonia & phosphoric salts,—light, heat, electricity &c present, that a protein compound was chemically formed…” – Charles Darwin to Joseph D. Hooker, 1871.1 In 1871, Darwin wrote on the origin of life to his friend, … Continue reading Scientific Myth

Religion and Science: The Myth of Incompatibility

In many ways, it is fair to say that popular culture maintains a view that religion and science are at odds with each other. According to Pew Research Center, “most Americans (59%) say, in general, that science often is in conflict with religion, although a sizeable minority of adults (38%) consider science and religion to … Continue reading Religion and Science: The Myth of Incompatibility