Venema seems much more interested in pursuing longstanding debates with intelligent design and with certain ID proponents.
Statements in news articles suggest that some science writers, while aware of ID, don’t understand what is required for a Darwinian response.
John West reviews two books by conservatives, Yuval Levin and Eric Cohen, who “seem more interested in criticizing their fellow conservatives who challenge Darwinism than in criticizing Darwinism itself.”
Brazil is not just another country but, of course, a quite different culture.
To maintain at this point that “All Is Well” with evolution you have to be in a state of serious denial.