Fully as important as David Gelernter’s personal apostasy is his testimony about what happens to scientists who choose to “judge for themselves.”
This wonderful conversation gives you a sense of what a really free exchange of views would be like, the beauty and interest of it, were such a thing permitted on university campuses.
Professor Behe’s book sparked an epic series of disputations with scientists determined to defend traditional Darwinian theory.
A basic truth I don’t think I’ve ever heard a Darwinist acknowledge is that they have fear working on their side.
Some of Darwin’s chief defenders believed in God or a “vital force” guiding evolution. But Darwin would have none of it.