I remember having an exchange with Tom about the meaning of his last name, which seems to correspond to the Biblical place name Beth El, meaning “House of God.”
Unlike philosophy journals — or high school newspapers — many science journals are unwilling to publish responses by people attacked in their pages.
Joe wonders how a scientist could be so wrong and still keep his job.
As I read through the scientific literature of evolutionary biology to try and convince myself of its accuracy and coherence, I was struck by the frequency with which I encountered “religious” language.
The association with “mainstream science” is often weaponized as a way of overawing us and persuading us to stop expecting answers to hard questions.