Chait writes smart, concise dialogue on these subjects, and seems to have learned more than a thing or two from biologist Scott Turner’s recent book, Purpose and Desire.
The evolution debate doesn’t simply stand alone, isolated from other controversies like the one about climate change.
Certain subjects, all posing ultimate questions, reduce much of scientific talk to pablum. Why do you think that is?
So says Center for Science & Culture Associate Director John West in reply to an educator’s question.
Mindless adherence to stereotypes is one of the most effective weapons in Darwinism’s arsenal.