And my recent search on the terms “post-Darwinist” and “post-Darwinian” suggests that getting over Darwin may be catching on. Check the figures.
I would not have named my personal ID news blog the Post-Darwinist in April 2005 if the use of the term then had been anything like what it is now.
Someone else searched on “intelligent design”, minus the supposed chief culprits (you can do that with a Google Advanced search), also with some very interesting results.
And all this in the year of ridiculous Darwin hagiography – with more to come in 2009!
When I first started researching this controversy in 2001, I kept turning up promotional copy for products or ideas that show “intelligent design”.Today I doubt that Hill Clinton could claim that her proposed health care program shows “intelligent design” without igniting an uproar. But twenty years ago, a politician could have put it that way without controversy.
That too is a cultural change.
Legacy media are losing this one and they deserve to. They did not examine the issues, they simply dusted off stale story formulas.
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