The standard narrative tells a story of the increasing merit of materialistic causes. All of this allegedly occurs in a series of inevitable stages.
It was undoubtedly a tremendous philosophical coup for Darwin whose knowledge of formal philosophy was limited.
Weinberg’s evidence that Discovery Institute uses intelligent design to bash communism is completely lacking.
In a couple of cases, Weinberg goes beyond the pale, making accusations that are bizarre and even slanderous.
Weinberg takes a historically accurate claim — that many creationists over the years blamed communism on evolution — and then blows it way out of proportion.