In the first chapter, Behe the Darwin skeptic throws a curve ball. The neo-Darwinian mechanism did create the polar bear from the brown bear, he announces.
But here’s the lamest thing of all: as a prominent participant in a debate, decrying an idea you don’t understand and on which you haven’t bothered to educate yourself.
Darwinian evolution and intelligent design are competing theories of biological origins, but they are more than that.
In resisting bullies and censors, free speech advocates have done important work. They need, however, to add science to their range of concerns.
Play the videotape of evolutionary history back again and Ken Miller imagines you get a charming brainy creature for God to play with — something lovable and admirable.