Darwinian theory is a more than just an idea about origins. The reasons it arouses the passion it does go beyond science.
The rapidly changing religious demographics of American society constitutes an undoubtedly complex sociological issue that will resist easy explanation.
Following Denyse O’Leary, I referred earlier to the curious but, on reflection, not surprising messy nature of the “magic” numbers that rule our universe.
“Methodological naturalism is a very depressing thing to be told is the truth,” says an 18-year-old correspondent. “Your work may have saved my life.”
Epidemiology, to which Darwinism is a “narrative gloss,” is an old and vigorous science.