It has to do with the difference between interpolation and extrapolation.
Egnor: “If we are living in a computer simulation, we couldn’t think to ask the question.”
Darwinian fairy tales about prehistoric Neanderthal proclivities and modern psychology are obvious junk science.
So-called “fairy circles” yielded to a natural explanation, according to a research team: they are abandoned termite mounds. Now, however, another natural theory is rising.
The signers of the Dissent list have all risked their careers or reputations in signing. Such is the power of groupthink.