I want to underscore Phil’s pivotal role in organizing disparate voices critical of Darwinism and convinced of design in nature into a cohesive community.
I stayed in touch with Leo sporadically over the coming years. Occasionally, he would comment on intelligent design.
Sheldrake and intelligent design are much closer than would be obvious from his public statements about ID.
Felsenstein’s criticisms set up a straw man. I’ll run through his most salient missteps.
At the group blog Panda’s Thumb, University of Washington geneticist Joe Felsenstein recently posted a piece titled “Stephen Meyer Needs Your Help.”