“TE thus represents a very deep sink or depression in the landscape of theological and scientific opinion.”
If standard Darwinian theory is really as ironclad as we are commanded to assume, then the exercise should reinforce belief in evolution.
William Butler Yeats noted, “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”
The highest calling for a great museum like Dixon’s is not to be a refuge. It is to be a portal — a portal for scientific discovery.
The NCSE is troubled, but this just sounds like solid science. I’m all for critical analysis of data, evaluating conclusions, and rigorous scientific inquiry.