Emily Nordhagen Sandico describes the origins of Thaxton’s book, which had such an influence on Stephen Meyer, William Dembski, Phillip Johnson, and others.
It is my privilege and honor to recommend this fascinating autobiography — which is also perhaps the least I can do to repay a friend and mentor.
It should be obvious: if you are controlling the mutations and selecting the outcomes, you are not doing Darwinism.
If you “listen to the experts,” or anyway some of the experts, cells are “little bags of garbage” and Miller-Urey is a “true simulation of prebiotic chemistry.”
Elaborate schemes to explain the origin of the genetic code from the laws of physics and chemistry miss the whole point about codes.