From the July/August, 2007 issue of Touchstone
They Are A-Changin’ by Phillip E. Johnson

They Are A-Changin’

I do not believe that the editors of the New York Times purposely design their newspaper to please me, but during this spring, the contrast between two stories gave me much delight. On April 15, the brilliant columnist David Brooks provided an essay titled “The Age of Darwin.” Brooks was referring, not to Darwin’s original theory of how favorable variations spread through pre-existing populations, but to the ambitious gene-centered Darwinian worldview of today, which aspires to explain virtually everything we do as a direct or indirect product of variations in the genes we have inherited from pre-human ancestors.

Brooks gives a summary review of modern intellectual history: “Once the Bi . . .


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