Friday, June 08, 2007


Sticks and Stones

The Discovery Institute, you know, they guys who say scientists and science teachers should be held responsible for socialism, communism, fascism, capitalism, eugenics, the Nazis, one world government, black helicopters, abortion, cloning, gay marriage, race-mixing, illegal immigration, flag burning, school shootings, terrorism, multiculturalism, and post-modern malaise?

Well, they're a little upset at "Darwinist" name calling and finger pointing.

A post published yesterday on Discovery's Evolution News and Views blog by Casey Luskin exposes "Darwinist" perfidy in The Panda's Black Box, a new book on intelligent design.

As examples Luskin cites Nathaniel C. Comfort who writes that:

The list of grievances goes on and on. Seems as though some of the other contributors to Panda's Black Box find ID supporters "ignorant" as well.

Harsh man, way harsh.

Update: ID activist William Dembski often decries "Darwinist's" disrespect for intelligent design proponents. Dembski, if he is to be believed, would prefer a more collegial relationship. Yesterday his associate, DaveScot, posted this on Dembski's Uncommon Descent blog: "UD Subscriber Magnan pinches his nose closed long enough to fisk Mark Chu-Carrol’s vitriolic spittle strewn imbecilic diatribe “review” of Michael Behe’s new book The Edge of Evolution... "


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