It’s a perennial challenge to proponents of intelligent design. Biologist Ann Gauger responds.
Behind all the myths skewered in Dr. Keas’s book lies the idea of religion cast falsely as a retarding force on science.
If standard Darwinian theory is really as ironclad as we are commanded to assume, then the exercise should reinforce belief in evolution.
Praising science as way to implicitly, or explicitly, club religion over the head is a familiar feature of our culture. It’s not new, either.
The picture of life that biologist Scott Turner sketches in his recent book is remarkable, and not easy to fully take aboard in your mind.