evolution and facts

Tue, 5 Mar 1996 17:47:12 EST

Thanks to you too,John R. Cole:

I'm thinking, but don't have time for a full reply. Witch-hunters are
always more despicable than mere absolutists. But with all it's blessings, is
not science a human institution, and prone to some human frailties? Seems I've
heard rumors once in a while of a little witch-hunting in the name of science?
It's more exciting to challenge superstition in Galileo's style than
Copernicus' more Socratic fashion. Or was Copernicus spared the fate of
Socrates only by his early demise? Will we ever know?