Richard Lenski claims that his experiment provides “one of the most direct demonstrations of Darwinian adaptations by natural selection you can imagine.”
Perhaps the biggest evolutionary development in the course of the experiment involved some bacteria beginning to feed on citric acid.
I remember having an exchange with Tom about the meaning of his last name, which seems to correspond to the Biblical place name Beth El, meaning “House of God.”
Over the past few years, I’ve seen ID critics advance some wild and amusing conspiracy theories about the reasons for my departure and absence.
Books by Behe, and other ID theorists doing an independent of audit of evolutionary thinking, find devastating faults in the theory.