Would it, in fact, be enlightening if you were to sit a Darwinist and a Darwin skeptic together for an extended period of time to talk and see what really lies at the bottom of their disagreement?
I had someone ask whether, in a previous post, I meant universal common descent (UCD) or more limited common descent.
“TE thus represents a very deep sink or depression in the landscape of theological and scientific opinion.”
“Evolution” in its deepest sense is a foundational metaphysical commitment, not a scientific theory that one could test.
Alfred Russel Wallace reasoned his way to affirmation of an “Overruling Intelligence” — intelligent design by another name — at work in the long history of life.