Douglas Ell’s concept is a dialogue between Doubt and Reason, who sass each other merrily.
Johnson spotted the slick tactics in evolutionary arguments, “the same rhetorical tricks that clever lawyers use when they have to defend a flawed case in court.”
The signers of the Dissent list have all risked their careers or reputations in signing. Such is the power of groupthink.
Kevin Williamson deploys an absurd reductionist construct of the ID field as consisting of ideological assertions by “lawyers” and “amateurs.”
An article published in Biological Conservation illustrates environmentalism’s metastasizing misanthropy.