You know, the claim that ID is supposed to somehow be going out of fashion (what? In favour of some people have tails?)
The friend notes that The Atlantic writer (Emma Green) claims that ID is “human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process,”and asks, “Why don’t such people use what we define it to be instead of reading the entrails of uncertain data, using their own definition?”
This analysis is illuminating.
They never want to talk about the evidence base, of course.
Why doesn’t she? Because It’s called “controlling the conversation.” Make sure that actual opinions are not aired, only caricatures of them. Make questions depend on elite caricatures, so the actual voices fromthe street are never heard. Find profs to pronounce on how awful it is that the great unwashed still don’t believe, after decades of indoctrination.
Okay, guys, here’s the solution: fire the public and hire a new one. 😉