In the Name of “Academic Freedom,” a Scientist Calls for Punishing Creationists

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The practice has a sordid history. There’s always a rationale — for example, in labeling Israeli businesses, or those doing business with Israel, to be avoided. Source
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Today, “Canceled” Scientist Eric Hedin Gets His Voice Back

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Cancel culture had no name in 2013. It has since become one of the major worries in contemporary life. Source
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Happy New Year! #1 Story of 2020: Biology Journal Demands Government Censorship of ID

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What if major technology companies shy from censorship? Then the government should take aggressive action: “Make them.” Source
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In the Evolution Debate, How Truth Can Prevail

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Paul Kecskemeti’s analysis perfectly describes the challenge faced by anyone who wishes to publicly tell the truth about the evidence for design. Source
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From Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Advice for Intelligent Design Dissidents

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Solzhenitsyn’s basic advice is simply not to participate with lies, and to refuse to speak what one does not believe. It’s unnervingly relevant counsel. Source
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Inside the Evolution Silo — Darwinism as a Cult

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A major news story can break outside of the silo but, because it goes against the narrative, those in the silo will never hear about it. Source
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Despite Darwinists’ Cancel Culture, Intelligent Design Has a Breakthrough in Biology Journal

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The article survived peer-review and was accepted for publication despite the open hostility of the journal’s top editors! Source
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Why Intelligent Design Had to Be the First to Face the Guillotine

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In Wesley J. Smith’s phrase, in the present cultural moment, we have witnessed “the French Revolution attacking the American Revolution.” Source
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