Against Yale polymath David Gelernter, atheist Jerry Coyne had to resort to engaging the actual arguments.
If anyone is worrying, it is Coyne and his fellow Darwinists, alarmed at the defection of a stellar intellect like Gelernter.
This was a remarkably cross-disciplinary dialogue among physicists, chemists, biologists, neuroscientists, machine learning researchers, as well as philosophers and historians of science.
You may remember the story of how the first European Conference on Intelligent Design (TDI Europe) was chased out of two universities in Portugal only to find refuge in León, Spain.
Ironically, our students may have more intellectual freedom in China to pursue the truth than they would have in many universities in the United States.