The post-Dover narrative favored by the Darwin Lobby has it that ID’s education policies were defeated, and it’s been nothing but loss after loss for us ever since.
Cosmologist John Gribbin cleverly inoculates himself against any suspicion — which would naturally come up given his thesis — of harboring thoughts of intelligent design.
“Consider an analogy — suppose you’d never seen chess being played, you could, by watching a few games, infer the rules…”
“Scientists are inclined to give it a break because they cleverly use the word ‘evolutionary’ in the name.”
“Advancing calmly toward death” in full public view, his friends and retainers at his side, “proud of having been the instrument of the final, the fugitive, the anachronistic triumph of honor.”