These guys can't even do "wishful thinking" competently

I'm sure you'll hear more from my colleagues in the next week about the appalling and amusing cover article in World magazine. The magazine did something that is remarkably perverse:

WORLD asked four leaders of the Intelligent Design Movement to have some fun: Imagine writing in 2025, on the 100th anniversary of the famous Scopes "monkey" trial, and explain how Darwinism has bit the dust, unable to rebut the evidence that what we see around us could not have arisen merely by time plus chance.

I've only addressed one of the articles, by Jonathon Wells. It's stunning in both its hubris and the deficiencies of intellect and imagination demonstrated by its author.

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