No intellectually challenging idea has attracted more uninformed criticism than ID.
A biologist in our network worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard. He recounted how about a quarter of the postdocs he encountered were at least sympathetic to design arguments.
Oh, it’s very difficult to concede that you were mistaken about something. Especially, I would say, for males.
There’s something very clarifying about seeing an argument laid out in crisp bullet points.
Theorists hope to alleviate a deficiency in Shannon information theory, which dealt only with the structure of a communication, not its semantics.