Cool Crazy Idea

Intelligent Design Catches On in Brazil

Although the Darwinian establishment has made every effort to discredit intelligent design (ID), you can't keep a good idea down. In Brazil, ID is flourishing.

More than two decades ago, Brazilian historian of science Enézio E. de Almeida Filho became skeptical of Darwinism—not because of the Bible, but because of the scientific evidence against it. After reading Phillip Johnson's Darwin on Trial, Enézio started a blog, Desafiando a Nomenklatura Científica (Defying the Scientific Nomenclature),1 and in 1998 the Brazilian ID movement was born.

ID attracted the attention of prominent Brazilian chemist Marcos N....

 
Jonathan Wells holds Ph.D.s in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California at Berkeley, and in Religious Studies from Yale University. A Senior Fellow at Discovery Institute's Center for Science and Culture, he is the author of Icons of Evolution (2000), The Myth of Junk DNA (2011), and other books..
This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #44, Spring 2018 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo44/cool-crazy-idea

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