At 6:41 pm someone tries to make a legitimate correction to the Wiki page on ID. By 6:43, an editor has undone the revision.
Whether the context is Wikipedia or the academic scene on the Iberian Peninsula, the scientific “consensus” on ID is maintained by shutting down debate and silencing scholarship.
The point here, I think, is about standards that are unevenly applied. Is that evidence of axe-grinding? You decide.
Dr. Harris had been a modest donor to the Wikipedia Foundation. This drew a solicitation email from executive director Katherine Maher.
Some ideas are just too risky to discuss in a university setting, and intelligent design is near the top of the list.