Critics of intelligent design (ID) often lecture ID proponents that they are free to submit their work to any scientific journal.
For those who are always lecturing us about “Follow the science” and “Believe the scientists,” this episode should be an eye opener.
The implication is that the editors — Denise Kirschner, Mark Chaplain, and Akira Sasaki — did not realize the article was about intelligent design.
A helpful formulation comes from podcaster Scott Adams, of “Dilbert” fame, who comments entertainingly on the political scene.
You will be astonished by how corrupt science can become when reviewers are “very, very vigilant” to protect consensus science.