Behe used the common mousetrap to illustrate irreducible complexity, showing how various mechanical contrivances need all of their main parts to function.
“Over the years Behe has received a mountain of criticism, all of which has been answered by him in letters to the editors of journals, newspapers, and blogs.”
Unlike philosophy journals — or high school newspapers — many science journals are unwilling to publish responses by people attacked in their pages.
Says biologist Raymond Bohlin, the book is a “gift to anyone passionately interested in biological origins and the debate over Darwinism and design.”
There’s no better tribute to the power of ideas than a changed mind. Erik Strandness is a physician in Spokane, WA, practicing neonatal medicine.