The quote for which Lewontin has become best known appeared in his 1997 review of a book by Carl Sagan.
The brain assists the organization and recall of thoughts by segmenting them and associating them with stimuli. But who is doing the thinking?
The failure to understand the gulf that separates humans from animals, and humans from machines, is a source of confusion to rival almost any other.
Alfred Russel Wallace reasoned his way to affirmation of an “Overruling Intelligence” — intelligent design by another name — at work in the long history of life.
In all of his “poor” design arguments, Lents inadvertently embraces the design inference.