On reflection, we decided that some readers may appreciate and benefit from a bit of clarification.
“Ever since Darwin there has been a disturbing void, both paleontological and psychological, at the base of the Phanerozoic eon.”
An often-heard criticism of intelligent design claims that it is exclusively an American phenomenon.
The Kitzmiller v. Dover case, venerated each year by the Darwin faithful on the decision’s December 20 anniversary, gave an easy out to critics who were hoping for a convenient way to dismiss intelligent design.
Just before the 2005 Dover case started, the Columbia Journalism Review published an article suggesting that the pro-ID viewpoint should not be fairly represented in the news media.
The post-Dover narrative favored by the Darwin Lobby has it that ID’s education policies were defeated, and it’s been nothing but loss after loss for us ever since.
The past 5 to 10 years have been a boom period for pro-ID scientific research and peer-reviewed scientific publications.
An anonymous professor at the University of Minnesota tries to knock down not an actual argument for intelligent design but the most simplistic parody.
I shudder to think what Pigliucci and Boundry might have to say about this molecular visualization.
Cosmologist John Gribbin cleverly inoculates himself against any suspicion — which would naturally come up given his thesis — of harboring thoughts of intelligent design.