The only way to truth in science is to permit and even encourage challenges to orthodoxy.
Our laws are made through a democratic process. These scientists are upset that democracy doesn’t empower scientists to dictate public policy.
Environmentalism is growing increasingly anti-capitalist and anti-human.
Staddon’s piece is topical, well written, and carefully reasoned. Coyne is of course free to disagree with Staddon’s conclusions.
Unlike chemistry or physics, evolutionary biology is politically weaponized science.