The meeting exposed the reality, hidden from the public, that leading evolutionary theorists recognize that natural selection has no real creative power.
Falk claims that Meyer misled his readers by not mentioning an allegedly significant newer result.
The fatal flaw with metaphysical vitalism was that it invariably led to circular reasoning.
Turner classifies the intelligent design movement as a resurgence of Platonic idealism.
Darwin’s ideas have become a flashpoint in the culture, so any discussion of the science can easily become highly polarized and politicized.