The father had sent his son a copy of our book, urging him to read it so the two could discuss the evidence and arguments there.
Jonathan Witt, co-author of the recent book Heretic: One Scientist’s Journey from Darwin to Design, was skeptical when he heard that one.
“Well, we can’t touch the third rail, so the question becomes, How can we safely get past it?”
The theme of the evening was framed by a question: “Will the Machines Take Over? Human Uniqueness in the Age of Smart Machines.”
Lamoureux is the theistic evolutionist who left an indelible impression a couple of years ago when he debated Stephen Meyer and atheist Lawrence Krauss.