For a major intellectual like this to publicly reject evolutionary theory naturally catches the attention of other major intellectuals.
Professor Gelernter, who survived a terror attack by the Unabomber that cost him a hand and an eye, warns that Darwinists will “destroy you” for criticizing their theory.
You may remember the story of how the first European Conference on Intelligent Design (TDI Europe) was chased out of two universities in Portugal only to find refuge in León, Spain.
Fully as important as David Gelernter’s personal apostasy is his testimony about what happens to scientists who choose to “judge for themselves.”
This wonderful conversation gives you a sense of what a really free exchange of views would be like, the beauty and interest of it, were such a thing permitted on university campuses.