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.”
Richard Lenski has spent decades overseeing the most extensive, most acclaimed laboratory evolution experiment conducted to date.
A very common way to try to discredit an argument is to exaggerate it, ignore distinctions an author makes, and/or change carefully qualified claims into bizarre absolutes.