Dr. Berlinski questions evolutionary understandings of language and expresses doubt as to what reproductive benefit could have accrued to “the first guy to master the Greek subjunctive.”
The design we infer in nature is an insight we abstract from our senses, but the inference itself is acquired by our reason.
Because the challenge is perennial, and because we’re not all philosophers, it’s good to come back to it from time to time.
Sir David Attenborough, an agnostic, invokes a rather nice metaphor about a termite mound.
Professor Gelernter, who survived a terror attack by the Unabomber that cost him a hand and an eye, warns that Darwinists will “destroy you” for criticizing their theory.