Philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn compared scientific revolutions to political revolutions.
The list of scientists, teachers, students, and others who have faced discrimination for their public skepticism of Darwinism is long and growing.
As Yale’s David Gelernter has said of Darwinism, to challenge it is to “take your life in your hands.”
Career anxiety is exactly how heterodox thought is policed and stamped out in the academic world.
While Chris Comer’s lawsuit made a bogus case for discrimination, there are cases documenting genuine discrimination–against scientists who support intelligent design (ID). One of those incidents took place at George Mason University (GMU), where Caroline Crocker was ousted from teaching biology because she challenged to neo-Darwinian evolution and favorably mentioned ID in the classroom. Dr. Crocker later appeared in Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, but now many more details about Caroline Crocker’s story are revealed in her new autobiographical book, Free to Think: Why Scientific Integrity Matters. Free to Think tells the story of a biology professor who cares deeply about students, received glowing student reviews, wouldn’t compromise her integrity when challenged to disregard anti-cheating rules, and produced high quality curricular Read More ›