Alexander H. Stephens was Vice President of the Confederacy. In 1861 he delivered an oration justifying slavery and rebellion on scientific grounds.
What is the evolutionary argument against unapologetic racism and the supremacy of whatever race can climb to the top?
These methods send a powerful symbolic statement that we are essentially nothing more than carbon atoms gathered temporarily in a rational and animated form.
Blowing smoke is what science media and even scientists themselves do a great deal of the time when they talk about the origin of life.
In Wesley J. Smith’s phrase, in the present cultural moment, we have witnessed “the French Revolution attacking the American Revolution.”