There’s something very clarifying about seeing an argument laid out in crisp bullet points.
The highest calling for a great museum like Dixon’s is not to be a refuge. It is to be a portal — a portal for scientific discovery.
What they did to Richard Owen could teach today’s vandals a thing or two.
The English literacy critic and biographer A.N. Wilson is a brilliant writer. We’ve been aware for some time that he’s a Darwin skeptic, too.
But you can’t thereby dissolve the threat posed by the structuralism of Richard Owen to Darwinian adaptationalism.