Social exclusion via refusal to engage is probably the most powerful and effective means of controlling the debate about origins within science.
Charles Marshall at U.C. Berkeley represents establishment opinion in current evolutionary theory, and for good reason.
A couple of years ago, Professor Lents became fascinated by orphan genes, and went looking for them in the human genome.
The most valuable aspect of his case is the stimulus it provides to the question, “If non-human intelligences exist, how would we detect them?”
If this accurately reflects the argument in the primary research paper, it provides a beautiful example of common descent as axiomatically true.