Metaxas is hilarious, and Behe has a fine sense of humor himself. They make the science in Professor Behe’s already accessible new book even more accessible.
South Dakota’s HB 1270, proposed this year, was a simple, straightforward academic freedom bill. Unfortunately, it did not pass.
Recently I spoke to a university senior who is a leader in a political club at her school. I wondered how things were going for the club.
You may already know about academic freedom bills — such as those passed in Louisiana in 2008 and Tennessee in 2012.
The idea that scientists are like tribal elders, to be respected and never questioned, much less smirked at (God forbid), is one possible perspective.