Alfred Russel Wallace reasoned his way to affirmation of an “Overruling Intelligence” — intelligent design by another name — at work in the long history of life.
Whether the subject is evolution or climate change, the purpose of accusing someone of “science-denial” is to keep that person in line.
“Imagine two science teachers. Mr. Smith expects students simply to memorize and correctly regurgitate.”
“The case that human language develops step by step through natural selection is weakened by the fact that no single language gene has ever been discovered.”
These sources should be more careful with their word choice. Someone could get the wrong idea.