This sort of behavior is not new. In 2004, the University of Helsinki (Finland) cancelled some scheduled talks by Discovery Institute fellows Paul Nelson and Richard Sternberg.
Dr. Benedito Neto hosted a delegation of scientists from Discovery Institute in 2017 for the founding of Discovery-Mackenzie, in partnership with Dr. Marcos Eberlin.
Overlapping genes, or “nested coding,” was anticipated by microbiologist Siegfried Scherer.
Certainly, we find organisms that are “morphologically intermediate,” bearing resemblances to organisms that came before and others that came later.
When you live with an ideology long enough, it can take root in your mind and have a lasting effect.