The myth merchants play on our egos, the wish to appear smart and enlightened. Against this emotional manipulation, Keas detonates six myths about our world and the universe.
The point of Dr. Keas’s book is historical but also very timely: Scientists who challenge materialism today face discrimination as heretics that squelches their research and teaching.
Honestly, the scientific establishment would do better by sticking to science.
The harsh fact is that Buckel’s suicide was futile. It won’t make a whit of difference toward improving the environment.
If you want your sons and daughters to be well educated about evolution, then hope their biology teachers don’t rely on materials from the Genetic Science Learning Center.