Contrary to popular and media myths, Darwin’s view of evolution faced from its beginning opposition and criticism from scientists that have never gone away.
For your Labor Day enjoyment, Brian submits this photo of himself with Annabelle.
Kudos to interviewer Peter Slen who is utterly unreadable as to his own attitudes on any on this.
Praising science as way to implicitly, or explicitly, club religion over the head is a familiar feature of our culture. It’s not new, either.
A friend recommends this passage from biologist Wayne Rossiter’s book Shadow of Oz for its delightful analogy.