Perhaps the parallel between what Michael Denton calls “non-adaptive order” in biology, and the art of the Baroque, goes a little further.
A colleague forwards to me a confused article dealing with “antievolution state laws,” aka academic freedom legislation.
There’s a pair of matching, bookended myths about ID — one pertaining to its origin, the other to its purported demise.
But you can’t thereby dissolve the threat posed by the structuralism of Richard Owen to Darwinian adaptationalism.
Darwinism insists on our closing our minds to all that music, art, beauty, and wisdom represent. It’s an anesthetic for the soul.