I enjoyed Wilson’s book, and I learned a lot from it. But this biography’s most interesting feature is its firm rejection of Darwin’s theory of evolution.
Science is on the move. It is slowly morphing from observing nature to embodying naturalism.
Intellectual discovery is often a matter of rediscovery: reviving insights that were available before but overlooked, forgotten, or neglected.
The popular picture of Charles Darwin casts him as the assiduous, objective gatherer of scientific data, only reluctantly reaching the conclusion he did.
Theistic evolutionary thinking is designed to reconcile religious believers to the denial of their own common sense.