Thus Spake Zuska

New Science Think Tank

Yay! Finally! The good guys – that’s us – are finally getting their/our own Discovery Institute! Only ours will actually promote real science and science policy as opposed to God-told-me-so science and science policy. Ed Brayton over at Dispatches From the Culture Wars has a post on the nifty new think tank with a link to a Washington Post article about it. Go over to Ed’s pad and read the quote he excerpted from the Post article. It is soooooooo good.


  1. #1 SuzyQueue
    November 17, 2006

    Hmmm! I went over to Ed’s blog but don’t now which post you meant. Could you check the link you posted please?

  2. #2 SuzyQueue
    November 17, 2006

    The Washington post article is at

    Think Tank Will Promote Thinking

    Here is the first part.

    Think Tank Will Promote Thinking
    Advocates Want Science, Not Faith, at Core of Public Policy

    By Marc Kaufman
    Washington Post Staff Writer
    Wednesday, November 15, 2006; Page A19

    Concerned that the voice of science and secularism is growing ever fainter in the White House, on Capitol Hill and in culture, a group of prominent scientists and advocates of strict church-state separation yesterday announced formation of a Washington think tank designed to promote “rationalism” as the basis of public policy.

  3. #3 Zuska
    November 17, 2006

    The link should be fixed now, sorry about that. Also I added in the link for the main blog site which I forgot to put in the first time around. It’s been a migrainey week and I’m sleep deprived.

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