It seems obvious: humans and chimps differ markedly. But as Wesley Smith noted yesterday, it is not so obvious to the editors of Human Evolution.
Fully as important as David Gelernter’s personal apostasy is his testimony about what happens to scientists who choose to “judge for themselves.”
My first exposure to intelligent design detection in science took place during a summer job with National Defence Research in 1978 as an engineering student.
At a conference, says Miller, “I removed two parts from a mousetrap (leaving just the base, spring, and hammer), and used that 3-part device as a functional tie-clip.”
Here’s another “incredibly fortunate” thing about the Cambrian explosion and about evolution generally.