This is another illustration of what Michael Egnor and others have said: intelligent design was the “canary in the coal mine” when it comes to cancel culture.
We may think that we’re untouched by trends in thinking that go on far away. In a science lab or a science classroom, for instance. But that’s wrong.
While historically belonging to the pre-modern 19th century, Darwinian evolution teaches what amounts to the deconstruction of what was understood before to be the great design of biology.
Engaging in biotechnological and other medical research in China can free one from normal ethical concerns.
There’s an undoubted sense of crisis in the air.