“There is no such thing as a settled theory of evolution. On that point, textbook orthodoxy is simply false.”
Cornelius Hunter takes it on. Incidentally, the fact that this promissory materialism, for which Darwinism is the origin story, is all hype and no hope never means anything. A fresh batch of media will bring up the same worn themes. And it’s as close to science as large numbers of educated mediocrities ever want to get.
Cornelius Hunter points out that the most powerful arguments for schoolbook Darwinism are theological in character: What God wouldn’t do, etc. And they also apply only to alternative viewpoints, not to core Darwinism itself.
Cornelius Hunter thinks that Lents’s argument, as set out, is actually a blow to evolutionary theory.
Hunter: Not only is there is no compelling scientific explanation for how the genetic code could have evolved, there also are significant problems with the theory.
This month’s quote is by Cornelius Hunter, followed by a few brief thoughts on falsifiability in science. Let me know what you think: Quote of the Month: Cornelius Hunter on the Unfalsifiability of Evolution