Intelligent design is mainstream (Talk.Origins)
- Intelligent design has been accepted as a mainstream scientific theory. It is argued before school boards; top scientists have published articles about it; its promotional videos have even been shown on public television.
Source: Winn, Pete, 2003 (Aug. 15). A new day, some new science.Citizen Link
This boils down to few basic questions:
- What is mainstream science?
- By whose authority is something deemed mainstream science?
This is actually an elitist term, since it implies a superiority of so called mainstream scientific theories over alternatives, without regard to their objective merits.