“The scales on the wings of a moth,” he said quietly, “have no explanation in Evolution. They belong to Beauty, and Beauty is a spiritual mystery.”
Here, I conclude a conversation with Dr. John West about Lewis’s prophetic warnings to us about science and scientism.
One reason, he says, is the “relentless” growth of the ID movement, in academia and around the world. This conversation is itself evidence on the latter point.
Rather than refute Harris by pointing out why his statement scores high on the irony meter, I thought I’d ask ChatGPT to do it for me.
Epigenetics is surpassing genetics in distinction, just as the pianist gets the applause and not the piano.