It is all about the costs of getting on the wrong side of the power structure. To say that this “chills” debate about scientific issues is an understatement.
Critics of intelligent design (ID) often lecture ID proponents that they are free to submit their work to any scientific journal.
As a reader points out, the paper is the journal’s No. 1 most downloaded article, beating out several others in the Top 10 about Covid and related hot topics.
Evolutionary orthodoxy is maintained by a “Castro Consensus.” This makes the Darwinian consensus questionable and in need of re-examination.
In 1987, a harmless graduate student who wanted to take on the dreadful giant neo-Darwinism might be an entertaining spectacle.