Reducing the stature and dignity of human beings to that of animals is the whole project of Darwinism or materialism, whatever you want to call it, in a nutshell.
Miller is one of those “settled science” bullies. Here he sets his sights on essayist Marilynne Robinson.
In 1991, Richard Dawkins gave a lecture arguing that natural selection can produce complex and seemingly improbable features by an accumulation of small, incremental steps.
I think it’s the first time I’ve heard a discussion of the second of law thermodynamics on cable TV.
Conceding deep philosophical and scientific premises is one common reason that conservatives lose important arguments.