It seems like we are regressing back into the power of religiion over the rationalism of science.
Creationism, intelligent design. You can't disprove it. . . Well you can't disprove that jesus married mary magdelain and had a family either. What you can argue, study, trace, describe and challenge by experiment is the theory of evolution and the mechanism of natural selection.
However religions and nationalism has never been more in the news.
Religion and nationalism tend not to cure diseases, to make planes fly around the globe or to invent the iPad.