“The doctrine itself is so far from rational thought and has been disproven so many times and so many ways that nobody with brains or talent is defending it any longer; it’s being defended by academic dead wood and losers.”
I will simply take your own credentials as impeccable for this argument.
This is another facet of the BCL - science is wrong and immutable.
“it’s being defended by academic dead wood and losers.”
If that is the case - when it comes to science and the scientific process, with apologies to Beck: “Soy un perdedor”
With apologies to Richie, “Yo no soy marinero.”
You might want to watch Ben Stein’s movie. The interview with Dawkins definitively settles the question of whether there could be such a thing as an idiot with a 180 IQ.