The Journal of Theoretical Biology published a paper on Intelligent Design (left). Many scientists called for retraction. The journal refused, and instead published a disclaimer (top right) and rebuttal (bottom right).
This is the right action. Rebut, don’t retract. pic.twitter.com/OJayi2UYJa— Colin Wright (@SwipeWright) October 11, 2020
The Darwinist commenters below the tweet would put one in mind of coyotes except that coyotes must, perforce, have pack standards. They can’t just howl ANYTHING they please… Well, we shall see what happens next.
See also: Cancel Culture lets an ID-friendly paper slip through the cracks
Journal editors now claim they didn’t “know” that the Thorvaldsen and Hossjer paper was ID-friendly. In Klinghoffer’s telling, maybe the editors thought the paper was okay, maybe even interesting. Then they got mobbed by Darwin thugs and now can’t cringe low enough to atone for their grievous error. Surely there’s a floor down there somewhere…