“Should materialism be enforced, or are we, as scientists, willing to allow an intelligent designer through the door?”
They argue our eyes are wired “backward,” a jerry-rigged fix compliments of blind evolution. But we now know that “backward wiring” actually improves oxygen flow.
What happens when an up-and-coming European bioscientist flips from Darwin disciple to Darwin defector, builds a highly successful scientific career, and then writes a book about it?
Wilson’s biography sounds like appropriate reading for the holy day of Darwin, which is hardly more than a week away.
I enjoyed Wilson’s book, and I learned a lot from it. But this biography’s most interesting feature is its firm rejection of Darwin’s theory of evolution.