Sometimes scientists do not, in fact, follow the evidence. The consensus, then, could be wrong.
“It simply cannot be defended as neutral,” says Larry Sanger, who launched the online encyclopedia with Jimmy Wales in 2001.
At 6:41 pm someone tries to make a legitimate correction to the Wiki page on ID. By 6:43, an editor has undone the revision.
Whether the context is Wikipedia or the academic scene on the Iberian Peninsula, the scientific “consensus” on ID is maintained by shutting down debate and silencing scholarship.
The Google diversity memo story is rich in ironies.