Darwin wrote, “I look with confidence to the future, to young and rising naturalists, who will be able to view both sides of the question with impartiality.”
The practice has a sordid history. There’s always a rationale — for example, in labeling Israeli businesses, or those doing business with Israel, to be avoided.
Atheists targeted the Ball State University scientist after they learned his honors course dared to expose students to evidence of design in the universe.
If you like the idea of living in China, then the government using the Internet to tell everyone what to believe should sound like just the ticket.
Over the past few years, I’ve seen ID critics advance some wild and amusing conspiracy theories about the reasons for my departure and absence.