The more secure the stronghold against paraphrase, the more special the object of our failed praise.
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.”
There’s an inviting coziness about this time of year, perfect for shutting the computer down, putting the accursed iPhone away, and retreating to the beauty of printed pages.
Watch this short feature on Bethell, “Iconoclast: One Journalist’s Odyssey Through the Darwin Debates.”
Evolution: Still a Theory in Crisis helped turn Ben Shapiro, one of the smartest commentators out there, to Darwin skepticism.