In other words, he's one of the chief IDiots.
The video is interesting for several reasons. Not only does it have the look and feel of a 1950's American propaganda film but it mimics the same utter lack of critical thinking that characterized that genre of film. Perhaps this is intentional since the goal is to attack rationality and critical thinking and the last thing you want to do is be accused of using the very tools that lead to evils such as eugenics, evolution, atheism, and Marxism. (But see "doublethink," below.)
The film is about C.S. Lewis and his views of science and scientism. C.S. Lewis, you might recall, is famous for two things: writing about religion and writing science fiction. (Maybe that's only one thing.) He died almost 50 years ago but that's practically modern as far as the IDiots are concerned. What could possibly have changed in only 50 years?
Watch the video to see the worst examples of Intelligent Design Creationism in action. Here are a bunch of people who think they're intellectuals but in fact what they're doing is demonstrating in public that they have nothing to offer beyond some whining about how the scientific way of knowing is blowing them out of the water and making them living anachronisms in the 21st century.
George Orwell is mentioned in the video and that brought to mind the idea of doublethink from his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.
To know and not to know, to be conscious of complete truthfulness while telling carefully constructed lies, to hold simultaneously two opinions which cancelled out, knowing them to be contradictory and believing in both of them, to use logic against logic, to repudiate morality while laying claim to it, to believe that democracy was impossible and that the Party was the guardian of democracy, to forget, whatever it was necessary to forget, then to draw it back into memory again at the moment when it was needed, and then promptly to forget it again, and above all, to apply the same process to the process itself – that was the ultimate subtlety; consciously to induce unconsciousness, and then, once again, to become unconscious of the act of hypnosis you had just performed. Even to understand the word 'doublethink' involved the use of doublethink."No wonder the IDiots are afraid of people like George Orwell.
The power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them... To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then, when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion for just as long as it is needed, to deny the existence of objective reality and all the while to take account of the reality which one denies – all this is indispensably necessary. Even in using the word doublethink it is necessary to exercise doublethink. For by using the word one admits that one is tampering with reality; by a fresh act of doublethink one erases this knowledge; and so on indefinitely, with the lie always one leap ahead of the truth.