Scientists have become much more reticent about saying the first couple must be no more than a product of the ancient Hebrew imagination.
One of the most famous instances was Carrie Buck, sterilized as “feeble minded” despite going on to live a normal productive life.
I’ve been shocked by how otherwise thoughtful people assume that physicians and other experts like Collins, those with the loudest media voices, are reliable.
Both David French and Robert Jeffress seem certain that their fellow believers’ religious objections can’t be sincere.
NIH Director Francis Collins is being praised as “a national treasure,” but his real legacy is anything but praiseworthy.