Gelernter argues that intelligent design, the notion that life on earth was designed by a higher power, is an “absolutely serious argument.” Gelernter cautions his peers in academia against using anti-religious bigotry to justify their dismissals of the theory of intelligent design.
Gelernter was injured in 1993 when he opened a package addressed to him from Ted Kaczynski, also known as the Unabomber. “My first thought was along the lines of: Bombs must be going off all over campus this morning,” Gelernter wrote in a book published in 1997. “It didn’t occur to me that I could possibly have been singled out as a target. I was not in a murder-prone line of work; I had no personal enemies, on account not of being lovable but of being obscure.”“Yale Computer Scientist David Gelernter Abandons Darwinism” at Breitbart
Costly insights in his case but he may need them on the road ahead. Darwin doubt has destroyed many a career. But maybe time’s up. As science, it is becoming unsustainable.
And who made Darwinism the universities’ state religion anyway? Why is it even news?
See also: Jeffrey Shallit also holds forth on Yale’s David Gelernter.
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