I knew Shapiro was in intellectual exploration mode on ID last month when he talked about Meyer’s Signature in the Cell in a segment on The Ben Shapiro Show.
John Searle, the eminent professor of philosophy at U.C. Berkeley, once said that "there is a sense in which materialism is the religion of our time."
It takes guts to empower students to explore hot topics. Sacred cows may be tipped. But there’s no learning, and no innovation, without some risk to the status quo.