Yesterday we reported that Wikipedia editors erased the entry for distinguished paleontolgist Günter Bechly, a proponent of the theory of intelligent design.
The scientific “consensus” has immeasurably more power to coerce and silence, and on matters of far greater importance, than the President of the United States does.
I was recently reading over the Louisiana science standards, adopted this past March.
I’ve been reading the correspondence of Thomas Jefferson and John Adams — with its interesting argument by Jefferson for design in nature as a scientific inference.
As the new school year begins, a group of Ivy League educators (among them, Robert P. George) urge college students to “think for yourself.”
A familiar talking point holds that a rigid attitude to science along Darwinist lines is indispensable to technological advance, while academic freedom impedes it.
“Researchers at MIT have found evidence confirming what many educators and science advocates have feared.” Oh, really?
What they did to Richard Owen could teach today’s vandals a thing or two.
Megan McArdle, reflecting on the James Damore story that’s already receding from memory, points out that “We Live in Fear of the Online Mobs.”
We love evolutionist Jerry Coyne in part because unlike more wary Darwinists, he blunders into contradictions all the time that expose the inconsistencies in his view of the world.