“Ever since Darwin there has been a disturbing void, both paleontological and psychological, at the base of the Phanerozoic eon.”
From a reader in Kansas City, we received a hand-knitted argyle sweater and instructions that it was intended especially for our David Berlinski.
“Consider an analogy — suppose you’d never seen chess being played, you could, by watching a few games, infer the rules…”
“Scientists are inclined to give it a break because they cleverly use the word ‘evolutionary’ in the name.”
The big secret of the debate over teaching evolution is that leading science education authorities agree that students learn the science best when they learn about scientific disagreements