Ban it for other things as well, says Professor Elizabeth Bartholet in a stunning article for Harvard Magazine.
“The man is fearless in pursuing lines of reasoning that are considered taboo by current standards.”
Berlinski schools Steven Pinker, the famed Harvard cognitive psychologist, on the relevant math, reminding him that “poorly defined problems very often lead to absurd solutions.”
Insofar as Peebles’s work helps to strengthen the evidence for a cosmic beginning, it is actually part of the argument for intelligent design.
Explaining this sort of phenomenon by slight, successive modification, as Darwin envisaged, seems problematic.