Neither Larry Moran nor PZ Myers has offered us positive reason to think that the preponderance of our genome is “junk.”
The beatification of Christopher Hitchens has climbed down a little bit from the heights it reached over the weekend.
“The highest type of all, the Caucasians, [are] represented by the civilized white inhabitants of Europe and America.”
Intelligent design isn’t an argument for religion but it, or something like it, would have to be true if any traditional faith is to be taken as true. Yet the New Atheists do not seriously contest the evidence that ID offers.
“Progressives” in science and other fields increasingly deal with serious opponents by belittling them and ruling their arguments out of order.