I asked David Berlinski and Michael Denton what they thought was the nub of intellectual difference between a thoughtful Darwkin skeptic and a thoughtful Darwin loyalist.
Conceding deep philosophical and scientific premises is one common reason that conservatives lose important arguments.
John West reviews two books by conservatives, Yuval Levin and Eric Cohen, who “seem more interested in criticizing their fellow conservatives who challenge Darwinism than in criticizing Darwinism itself.”
Conservatives have not “always mistrusted science,” and do not now.
In 1944, the U.S. government allowed John Cutler, a physician with the U.S. Public Health Service, to infect Guatemalans with syphilis and gonorrhea without their consent.