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posted by Blasdelb
on Feb 28, 2013 -
"Just for the record, do you believe the Sun goes around the Earth or the Earth goes around the sun?"
: Ages before "Intelligent Design"
a bold PaleoCreationist pseudoscientific gobbledygook
- embodied by Tom Willis, Creationism's man
and head of the Mid Atlantic Creation Research
- strode the Earth. The AAAS dissected the mess in "Lions, Tigers and APES, Oh My! ; Creationism vs. Evolution in Kansas"
) and one writer concluded : "The War between the creationists and
the public schools is over. The creationists appear to have won"
: now, in a Kansas that's scientifically proven
, Mona Lisa
is as happy as a clam
, and Kissing Frank's ass
to mysterious watchmakers
predominate, while on
the national stage, God is
a real estate developer
Meanwhile, a new group
proposes better zoning bylaws : Scientists and Engineers for Change
posted by troutfishing
on Sep 30, 2004 -
The Panda's Thumb
is a multi-authored blog "dedicated to explaining the theory of evolution, critiquing the claims of the anti-evolution movement, and defending the integrity of science and science education in America and around the world." [Via The Loom.]
posted by homunculus
on Mar 27, 2004 -