Recently I had the opportunity to see Prague’s famed astronomical clock, the oldest still-working astronomical clock in the world. It is truly phenomenal.
Many remember David Hume as a pioneering freethinker who saw through the superstition and sectarian dogmatism of religion.
If such a break between old colleagues happened now, the results would likely be very different.
Wallace’s formulation of evolution was quite incompatible with Darwin’s. His theory might be called intelligent evolution.
Wallace broke with Darwin and became, arguably, the founding father of modern intelligent design theory.