Dispatches from the Creation Wars

Archives for August, 2011

This is a post I wrote during the Dover trial in 2005. I think it’s important to put it up again. One of the interesting segments of the Michael Behe cross examination begins on page 42 of the Day12AM transcript, and it concerns a paper that Behe wrote with David Snoke. That paper, called Simulating…

Richard Hoppe at the Panda’s Thumb links to this story about a suburban Ohio school board looking to put creationism into science classrooms. Two Springboro school board members are one vote short of having the support on the five-member board to push for “creationism” in classrooms there, which would likely ignite a wider debate on…

Freethought Blogs Is Having Problems

As lots of you have already figured out, we’re having some hiccups at the new network, Freethoughtblogs.com. Our hosting service didn’t tell me that they throttle CPU usage. And they don’t have any higher level of service I can get for any amount of money. So we’re ultimately going to have to change hosting services…

As many of you already know, I have launched a new blog network, Freethoughtblogs.com, devoted to atheism, skepticism, humanism and freethought. PZ Myers and I are both now going to be posting most of our work to that network while still posting science-related stuff here. So from now on, this blog will be known as…

Luskin Lies About Distortions

My good friend Wesley Elsberry catches Casey Luskin distorting the facts while accusing someone else of distorting the facts. If this surprises you, you’ve either never heard of Casey Luskin or you haven’t been paying attention.