I am not of the opinion that we should speak only good of the dead. The passing of a public figure is a good time to consider his impact.
The quote for which Lewontin has become best known appeared in his 1997 review of a book by Carl Sagan.
As I stood by the lab doorway, Lewontin — who was sitting right down front — looked back towards the door and caught my eye.
Scientists who label intelligent design as a “God of the gaps” argument are not unlike the incensed man in the art gallery.
On February 12, 2021, Tom Bethell passed away at the age of 84 after a long illness.