Although the designation of Huxley as Darwin’s “bulldog” is well known, acolyte is a more appropriate term and here’s why.
We hear a lot of talk these days about “following the science.” But science rarely speaks with one unified voice.
More and more, the scientific establishment looks like a special interest group with biases of their own.
Whether the subject is evolution or climate change, the purpose of accusing someone of “science-denial” is to keep that person in line.
As I asked in a previous post: Why is Alfred Russel Wallace today a comparatively little known figure next to Darwin?