Kevin Williamson imagines that scientists are free to “slug it out” in journals and other academic settings, so that the truth reliably emerges.
René Descartes conceived of living things as complex machines, a concept now known as the “machine metaphor.”
The implication of design, while no doubt unintended, is so powerful it almost doesn’t need to be spelled out.
The Drake equation is simply the product of a set of factors, estimating the number of active, technologically advanced, communicating civilizations in our galaxy.
If you want to know what scientists themselves think about the current status of evolutionary theory, you have to look behind the curtain.