An unexpected defender of Johnson emerged. He was University of Chicago paleontologist David Raup.
The victims profiled here were mostly deemed to be mentally deficient but their resumes since then don’t sound that way, nor do the articulate comments attributed them.
Darwin’s cousin will never live down the dark side of his legacy.
As a geneticist, I have been “preaching” exactly this non-Darwinian kind of evolution and speciation since 1986.
Intelligent design isn’t an argument for religion but it, or something like it, would have to be true if any traditional faith is to be taken as true. Yet the New Atheists do not seriously contest the evidence that ID offers.