If he could speak to us now, Johnson might remark that his 2019 obituary shows how times have changed — and not necessarily for the better.
While the old guard digs in its heels, younger researchers tend to bring an open and “exploratory” attitude to his presentations, says Professor Behe.
Berlinski schools Steven Pinker, the famed Harvard cognitive psychologist, on the relevant math, reminding him that “poorly defined problems very often lead to absurd solutions.”
I had heard many public movement leaders say they wanted regular folks like me to engage, but they never really provided an opportunity.
According to the self-effacing scholar, he was always “puzzled when someone describes me as courageous.”