Discovery Institute is populating a community of dissenters in academia with the annual all-expenses-paid Summer Seminars.
When you live with an ideology long enough, it can take root in your mind and have a lasting effect.
Do you self-censor? Would you tell your coworkers what you think about immigration, gender issues, or evolution?
The men who translated Marxism into practical political terms in the form of Soviet terror were evolutionary thinkers.
Today the term Lysenkoism applies to any use of government power to enforce scientific orthodoxy.