Günter Bechly, Ph.D.


I am a German scientist (paleo-entomologist), specialized on the fossil history and systematics of insects (esp. dragonflies), the most diverse group of animals.


I am also a Senior Fellow with Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture, and support Intelligent Design theory. 




I am a traditionalist Roman Catholic Christian and strongly oppose atheism, secularism, materialism, naturalism, and scientism.


I have not become a Christian in spite of being a scientist but because of it. My conversion was purely based on a critical evaluation of empirical data and philosophical arguments, following the evidence wherever it 

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