Charles Darwin himself exemplified the Argument from Pique, alluded to in past entries in this series, to a tee.
As Alec Ryrie pointed out in his history of Doubt, “intellectuals and philosophers may think they make the weather, but they are more often driven by it.”
Our bioethicist colleague Wesley Smith had a very interesting and wide-ranging conversation with Stephen Meyer.
If humans are just “robots made of meat,” then the seat of consciousness ought to be locatable somewhere in the brain.
Easier for slipping it into the public schools! It won’t alarm the parents nearly as much as an all-out siege on theism. Very clever, Dr. Tyson.