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.
“The basic idea behind Wikipedia is wrong for a number of reasons.”