This, more than monkey ancestors, is what alarms creationists. Larson lists the social ills they blame on the teaching of evolution: abortion, eugenics, homosexuality, effeminacy, divorce, communism, long hair. He's been told that Phillip Johnson, the founder of the intelligent design movement, brought up cross-dressing three times in his most recent book. "And those are important issues," Larson adds, trying to sound even-handed, but the journalists laugh. "It is important," a colleague next to me whispers. "There's a lot of shopping involved. You have to buy for two."Read the rest HERE.
Saturday, December 10, 2005
The Fantasy Island of Creationism
Over at Slate.com William Saletan takes a trip to “Fantasy Island” to examine the dwindling refuges of creationism. An excerpt:
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