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But Why Do Biology Textbooks Retain Discredited Evolutionary Icons? | Evolution News

September 22, 2017

“…About fifteen years ago, I read Jonathan Wells’s Icons of Evolution (2000). The sheer brazenness of the outdated information that continued to be paraded in decades of textbooks dealing with evolution was striking — even to a longtime textbook editor (now retired) like me. Little has changed since then. And Denyse is right, it’s the “brazenness” of it that astonishes. They must know they’re feeding students fake science — don’t they? — yet they go merrily on their way…”

Source: But Why Do Biology Textbooks Retain Discredited Evolutionary Icons? | Evolution News

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