Misleading Edge by Anika Smith + Casey Luskin

Misleading Edge

Intelligent Thought: Science Versus the Intelligent Design Movement
edited by John Brockman
Vintage Books, 2006
(272 pages, $14.00, paperback)

reviewed by Anika Smith & Casey Luskin

When sixteen leading Darwinists write essays on a crash schedule to get a book out by the end of the school year, you might suspect a sense of urgency, and indeed, editor John Brockman opens Intelligent Thought with a plea for his colleagues to defend Darwin-based civilization from “the Visigoths at the gates,” the proponents of Intelligent Design, “whose only interest in science appears to be to replace it with beliefs consistent with those of the Middle Ages” and who pose “the gravest of threats to the American economy.”

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