Fully as important as David Gelernter’s personal apostasy is his testimony about what happens to scientists who choose to “judge for themselves.”
In those few paragraphs, there’s a great deal of misinformation about academic freedom laws, how they harm science teaching and imperil students and educators.
If implemented, would these ideas have succored those who faced discrimination in universities, including Eric Hedin, Scott Minnich, or Dean Kenyon?
My first exposure to intelligent design detection in science took place during a summer job with National Defence Research in 1978 as an engineering student.
At a conference, says Miller, “I removed two parts from a mousetrap (leaving just the base, spring, and hammer), and used that 3-part device as a functional tie-clip.”