From the July/August, 2004 issue of Touchstone
Winning by Design by William A. Dembski

Winning by Design

How ID Advocates Can Effectively Respond to the Growing Backlash

by William A. Dembski

It is to our advantage to discuss intelligent design (ID) and naturalistic evolution on their merits, because the evidence and arguments are on our side. For the same reason (though they wouldn’t put it that way), the other side needs to delegitimate the debate by casting intelligent design as a pseudoscience and characterizing its significance as purely political and religious, not scientific.

As a consequence, critics of intelligent design engage in all forms of character assassination, ad hominem attacks, guilt by association, and demonization. My favorite example is Marshal Ber . . .


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