If you want to know what scientists themselves think about the current status of evolutionary theory, you have to look behind the curtain.
Steve Newton loves to conflate academic freedom to critique evolution with “creationism.” What’s this all about?
Biologist Thomas H. Huxley, the great defender of Darwin, once famously warned that “Science commits suicide when she adopts a creed.” Unfortunately, not all modern evolutionary biologists respect such wisdom.
The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) usually tries to puts forth a religion-friendly image, despite the fact that the NCSE’s executive director, Eugenie Scott, is a signer of the Third Humanist Manifesto. Something must have slipped through the cracks, because the NCSE’s talking points for Texas have encouraged activists to testify not just that science doesn’t study the supernatural, but to expressly testify that science denies the existence of the supernatural: Science posits that there are no forces outside of nature. Science cannot be neutral on this issue. The history of science is a long comment denying that forces outside of nature exist, and proving that this is the case again and again. There is simply zero scientific evidence Read More ›