In defending evolution, Kenneth Miller outlines his best strategies for engaging, rather than arguing with, those who say they don’t believe in evolution.
Ken Miller is a Professor of Biology at Brown University where his lab studies membrane structure. Miller is determined to improve the public’s understanding of evolution and he has written numerous articles and spoken widely on this topic. Miller has also written a number of high school and college biology textbooks with co-author Joe Levine. Continue Reading
Mark Phillips says
Letting people know how science works is great. Being honest about the macroevolution gestapo is also great. There are Nobel Laureates who challenge Darwinian evolution, so pretending that “true scientists” only believe in macroevoltion is disingenuous. There are growing numbers of scientists who have concluded that Darwinain and neo-Darwinian explanations to the complexity and diversity of life are inadequate explanations; and, the poor fossil record and inadequate timelines of biological history also contribute to this challenge. Why is it so fearful to admit that? Is it because there are profound metaphysical implications? So what? True scientists should not care about profound metaphysical implications if truth is embraced and sought in unity of that being the goal.