Also in the mix, the issue of academic pressure to distance oneself from ID, even before those involved understand what the theory actually is.
No one in the intelligent design research community could have said this with greater punch.
The practice has a sordid history. There’s always a rationale — for example, in labeling Israeli businesses, or those doing business with Israel, to be avoided.
Atheists targeted the Ball State University scientist after they learned his honors course dared to expose students to evidence of design in the universe.
As I began writing this, I read one of the comments recently posted on our main YouTube channel: “I love Discovery Institute. You guys are changing the world!”