Selected Pete

And the Gods of the Copybook Headings limped up to explain it once more.

What Bush Knew About The Primordial Soup and When He Knew It.

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Cosmic Log: Evolution and the White House – Cosmic Log – MSNBC.com:

Alan Boyle writes about the latest Evolution Vs ID salvo fired by the President in comments to reporters this week. It is an absolute crack up to hear the indignant suggestions by MSM and “mainstream” scientists that Bush is suggesting that educators “throw up their hands and conclude things were just made that way by a supernatural force.” Really, Alan? Would it be okay if they just throw up their hands and conclude that we are a simple derivation of pond scum? Campbell’s primordial soup? A sort of reverse entropy that only happens at MSNBC?

The American Geophysical Union’s executive director, Fred Spilhaus, said that if Bush really meant that intelligent design should be taught alongside evolution in science class, the policy ‘puts America’s schoolchildren at risk.’


Oh really? “at risk” of what? Learning about another crackpot hypothesis that suggests something as crazy and unlikely as, say, a speck of nothing exploding and creating an ordered universe? The US tax code? MTV?? C’mon – now you’ve gone too far!

I have to think that Galileo would snicker at the irony of the science/religion pendulum…no, I think he would probably indulge in a loud belly laugh.

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August 3, 2005 at 7:32 am

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