Because of Phillip Johnson’s leadership no informed person will ever again honestly say that Darwin’s theory flows straight from the data.
There is some evidence that once again, the diapason of opinion is being changed. The claims of intelligent design are too insistent and too plausible to be frivolously dismissed.
In Darwinist argumentation, Phillip Johnson found a panoply of euphemism and wishful thinking masquerading as evidence.
As a biology graduate student, I had seen first-hand some of the alleged evidence for the “fact” of common descent.
The signers of the Dissent list have all risked their careers or reputations in signing. Such is the power of groupthink.