I’m interested in “science as a cultural domain,” too. And here’s a great illustration of how the culture changes.
The signers of the Dissent list have all risked their careers or reputations in signing. Such is the power of groupthink.
ID is a rival theory, a scientific theory, doing the normal work that scientific ideas must do to supplant a currently dominant idea.
For remarkable blindness to his own “thinking errors,” Dr. Shapiro gets a prize.
Let’s encourage dissent and embrace an authentically liberal approach to scientific inquiry.