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Q&A with Behe: Your Thoughts on Common Descent?

David Klinghoffer

This week we are posing questions to biochemist Michael Behe. Here he addresses one he gets all the time: Darwinism has a range of vulnerabilities, arguably including its assertion of universal common ancestry. Yet Professor Behe focuses his attack not there but on the Darwinian mechanism. Why?

He answers briefly and clearly as you’d expect. For everything you else could want to know about ID, Dr. Behe’s 41-part video course via DiscoveryU, “Michael Behe Investigates Evolution and Intelligent Design,” can’t be beat. Find more information about that here. A Thanksgiving present for the student or interested adult in your life? Great idea!

David Klinghoffer

Senior Fellow and Editor, Evolution News
David Klinghoffer is a Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute and the editor of Evolution News & Science Today, the daily voice of Discovery Institute’s Center for Science & Culture, reporting on intelligent design, evolution, and the intersection of science and culture. Klinghoffer is also the author of six books, a former senior editor and literary editor at National Review magazine, and has written for the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Seattle Times, Commentary, and other publications. Born in Santa Monica, California, he graduated from Brown University in 1987 with an A.B. magna cum laude in comparative literature and religious studies. David lives near Seattle, Washington, with his wife and children.

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