Swamidass’s response doesn’t address our main arguments, but he indicates he is impressed by what Darwinian mechanisms accomplished in generating chloroquine resistance.
Writing in the journal Science, reviewers Lents, Swamidass, and Lenski make a very specific, clear, strong, and unambiguous claim.
I’m trying to think of a book that provoked as much discussion and debate — before it is even published.
To me, this kind of back and forth is more amenable to serious discussion and reflection than quick volleys on a discussion board.
Yes, Nathan Lents, finally we agree: it is “A good day for thoughtful discussion of evolution.”