“I was pitched to debate Sam Harris. That didn’t come off. I’m a bit sorry that didn’t happen.”
Of course it’s the very same assumption at work in the evolution debate, on the part of those who dismiss the suppression of intelligent design dissidents.
“I’ve resisted it. But the bit [about being] behind the Iron Curtain — there’s virtually no one alive that knows about that many details.”
As animator “Long Story” puts it in his video, the claim is an example of evolutionary equivocation”: “The use of ambiguous language to conceal the truth.”
Doubting Darwinian theory, we’re told, is nothing less than a threat to the public health.