The taproot in question is Darwinism, which “addles the mind” of the Woke elite, the “Ivy-schooled primitives,” whom Zmirak compares with cargo cults.
Darwinism sounds superficially plausible until one looks at real plants and animals with their irreducibly complex details.
Darwin’s ideas have become a flashpoint in the culture, so any discussion of the science can easily become highly polarized and politicized.
The only way to truth in science is to permit and even encourage challenges to orthodoxy.
Casey Luskin interviews Center for Science & Culture Fellow and physician Geoffrey Simmons on what led him from card-carrying Darwinist to Darwin-skeptic.