Darwin was unquestionably a racist, arguing that civilization would advance even at the cost of inevitable racial extermination.
Staddon’s piece is topical, well written, and carefully reasoned. Coyne is of course free to disagree with Staddon’s conclusions.
Starting today, you’re invited to sit back and enjoy a five-part series on polar bear genes in light of Behe’s thesis in Darwin Devolves.
As Michael Behe notes, evolution is a “peculiar theory” all right and not surprisingly produces peculiar behavior from its proponents.
What do you give a great scientist for his birthday when he’s already got everything?