Real Clear Science is a disappointing source of scientific news and opinion, largely because it seems to be edited with the idea that there is no mere “opinion” to it.
For those who deplore materialism in science, it is useful to consider that the lack of a sense of the spiritual in people’s lives often finds its replacement in the pursuit of status and things.
Imagine someone called "The Democracy Guy" or "The Medicine Guy" who rendered judgments on a subject he hadn’t fairly studied and did not accurately represent.
FFRF, the group that has been trying to intimidate Ball State University in Indiana over a course on the "Boundaries of Science," has a new cause.
The standard Darwinian tactic is to ignore plausible counterarguments, and when that no longer suffices, to smear authors as creationists who don’t understand science.