Category Archives: Darwin-bashing

Bret Weinstein goes awry when claiming that neo-Darwinian theory is missing an important part

After Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying resigned from The Evergreen State College under trying circumstances, Bret started a Patreon site and a YouTube channel in which he discusses evolutionary biology. As I mentioned in a post yesterday, Weinstein has been claiming in some of his onstage conversations that modern evolutionary theory has made no progress […]

An open letter to Charlotte Allen, an ignorant, evolution-dissing writer

Dear Ms. Allen, I have become aware of your recent article, “St. Charles Darwin“, in First Things (“America’s most influential journal of religion and public life”). The point of your article appears to be twofold: to defend A. N. Wilson’s execrable hit-piece that masquerades as a book-length biography of Darwin (I reviewed his book here), and, second, to […]

Kas Thomas “replies” (if you can call it that)

The good thing about the internet is that you can debate scientific or other intellectual issues in almost real time, though the downside is that you don’t have reams of time to ponder and refine your answers. Two days ago I criticized an article by writer Kas Thomas at Big Think: “The trouble with Darwin.” Thomas […]