Despite our many disagreements, I sincerely appreciate Lowder’s spirit and intellectual honesty. I hope the next generation of secular thinkers follow his lead.
We need to let Darwin speak for himself. It turns out that Darwin, given the opportunity, is quite capable of dismantling his own mythology.
The idea that the rational transparency of our cosmos has design implications came to fruition with the natural theology and astronomy of Johannes Kepler.
Alfred Russel Wallace took a journey Darwin could not follow. He went from natural selection to natural theology.
We can add Andrew Berry to the list of those quick to praise Alfred Wallace on certain matters but equally quick to condemn him on others.