The quote for which Lewontin has become best known appeared in his 1997 review of a book by Carl Sagan.
In his youth, Dr. Lönnig bravely opposed dogma that was almost universally accepted and perilous to question.
Newton, Kepler, and other founders of modern science were inspired to search out and find the rational order hidden in nature because they were theists.
Scientists who label intelligent design as a “God of the gaps” argument are not unlike the incensed man in the art gallery.
Suppose we want to know the odds that a particular individual won last week’s Mega Millions jackpot in the United States.