It’s a necessary effort to stop oneself from longing for the great men and women of the past, even just the past century.
I have no idea what King would have thought of the modern theory of intelligent design, but many of the ideas he expressed are certainly friendly to ID.
Certain threads in the events of recent months suggest the hand of a skilled novelist.
Dr. King accepted the animal ancestry of humans as taught by Darwinian evolution, but he spoke forcefully against the idea that we are the products of a blind material process.
In resisting bullies and censors, free speech advocates have done important work. They need, however, to add science to their range of concerns.