Swamidass got it wrong, and it’s perfectly appropriate for me to confront him on that. I wasn’t talking about any approach to human argumentation at all.
“Dialogue,” in practice, can quickly devolve into a monologue where religion is supposed to sit down and shut up the moment there is a point of difference.
Unfortunately, this is not the first time we have seen inaccurate descriptions of intelligent design from Professor McGrath.
The term “anti-evolution” has been used for decades, over and over, by untold numbers of defenders of Darwin and critics of the theory of intelligent design.
Key terms in the evolution/ID debate are often misunderstood or misused. These include the word “evolution” itself.