This is what I mean when I say the list of a thousand plus vastly understates the number of scientists who are skeptical of evolutionary theory.
The signers of the Dissent list have all risked their careers or reputations in signing. Such is the power of groupthink.
You may already know about academic freedom bills — such as those passed in Louisiana in 2008 and Tennessee in 2012.
Kevin Williamson imagines that scientists are free to “slug it out” in journals and other academic settings, so that the truth reliably emerges.
Chait writes smart, concise dialogue on these subjects, and seems to have learned more than a thing or two from biologist Scott Turner’s recent book, Purpose and Desire.