As an illustration, John West discusses the COVID pandemic and how that recent public health crisis revealed much of what Lewis warns against.
When someone tells you to “Follow the science,” there’s a good chance you’re being hustled. You should ask “Which science?”
It is, as Professor Behe acknowledges, a charming tale, but not very relevant as far as the details of the scientific debate go.
“There is a desire for the theory to be true in spite of the science,” says Cornelius Hunter, “not because of the science.”
Scientists have learned over the centuries that when a fundamental theoretical impasse is encountered, we do not blame nature.