The scheme has a name, a blandly harmless-sounding one. It’s called “indirect costs.”
Darwin’s ideas have become a flashpoint in the culture, so any discussion of the science can easily become highly polarized and politicized.
As biologist Scott Turner explains, the appearance is not false but very real, a fact from whose profound implications most scientists veil their eyes.
“There is intelligence that underlies the evolutionary process. You cannot explain it without that.”
Miller is one of those “settled science” bullies. Here he sets his sights on essayist Marilynne Robinson.