What about the charge that ID is a “curiosity killer,” tempting scientists to answer every natural mystery with a shrug and a “God did it”?
Anyone who’d spoken up, says Professor Egnor, would likely have lost his career. He points to a striking parallel.
When someone tells you to believe something simply because it’s “the scientific consensus,” reserve judgment. Consensus, says Egnor, is “a political concept, not a scientific one.”
Professor Travis is among the speakers at next month’s conference, co-sponsored by our Houston Chapter, Reasons 2019.
Wesley has been fighting this fight almost single-handedly, as the media looks on in admiration at attempts to control evolution and usher in a secular New Jerusalem.