Yesterday, Sarah Chaffee pointed out a remarkable article in the top science journal Nature, “Stop the science training that demands ‘don’t ask’.”
The “fake news” about evolution is no joke. Through the media, in schools and colleges, it shapes our culture and erodes the noblest ideas of humankind’s place in the cosmos.
Is this proof of Adam and Eve? Far from it. It merely shows they might be possible. This model is scientific and as such is falsifiable.
The design we infer in nature is an insight we abstract from our senses, but the inference itself is acquired by our reason.
Because the challenge is perennial, and because we’re not all philosophers, it’s good to come back to it from time to time.