It’s like the scene from Annie Hall with Kevin Williamson as the pretentious moviegoer in line with Woody Allen. Don’t know what I’m talking about?
C.S. Lewis encountered an objection to his literary criticism analogous to Kevin Williamson’s and explored its underlying logic.
Kevin Williamson deploys an absurd reductionist construct of the ID field as consisting of ideological assertions by “lawyers” and “amateurs.”
Of course, an allergy to conceding error is not unique to ID opponents, but it is typical of them.
“He is saying that critics of Darwin should allow themselves to be abused — by non-scientists like Kevin Williamson — and just take it.”