Recently, I turned up some later letters showing that Darwin’s bluff extended well beyond 1863.
Charles Darwin continually promised his “big book” full of missing evidence to many of his correspondents but failed to deliver it.
Here is Ball’s proposed rule for molecular biologists: “stop assuming,” he writes, “we know which parts of DNA matter and which don’t.”
Despite our many disagreements, I sincerely appreciate Lowder’s spirit and intellectual honesty. I hope the next generation of secular thinkers follow his lead.
The intelligent design community is well aware of the problem. One section in the paper that categorizes types of persecution sounds alarmingly familiar.