Editor Explains Reasons for ‘Intelligent Design’ Article

About a year ago Evolutionary biologist Richard Sternberg decided to publish a paper making the case for "intelligent design."  Almost immediately he came under severe attack.

Sternberg responded…

"They were saying I accepted money under the table, that I was a crypto-priest, that I was a sleeper cell operative for the creationists," said Steinberg, 42 , who is a Smithsonian research associate. "I was basically run out of there."

What is the Smithsonian so afraid of, intelligent debate?  Dissent from their religion of choice?

Below is a link to what I see as a pretty fair and balanced article on the issue.  To me, this sounds like a battle against Galileo.

Link: Editor Explains Reasons for ‘Intelligent Design’ Article.

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