That evolutionary scientists are materialists seems to be belied by the way some of them write.
He suggests to me yet another good question to ask the next Darwinist you meet.
“To get A we need B, but to get B we first need A. To get both together, we need foresight — an engineer capable of planning for the future.”
Or ask the next theistic Darwin-appeaser who soothes us with the assurance that there is nothing terribly corrosive about the evolutionary perspective.
It was interesting to see fellow University of Chicago biologist Jerry Coyne casually shoehorn Thornton into a Washington Post review of Darwin Devolves.