Jim Pinkoski Rides Again

PZ Myers has an amusing takedown of Jim Pinkoski, a creationist I've had a bit of fun with in the past. Pinkoski is a cartoonist, and for many years he played Robin to Ron Wyatt's Batman. Wyatt, some of you may remember, was the rather loony nurse anesthetist from Tennessee who claimed to have discovered Noah's Ark, the Ark of the Covenant, the real Mt. Sinai, the exact place where the Red Sea was parted, and many other things. He conned thousands of people into funding his adventures, always returning with breathtaking tales of intrigue and adventure but no actual evidence. Jim Pinkoski was Wyatt's faithful assistant for many years, and he also used to skulk around the Compuserve religion forum where Troy Britain, Don Frack and other old friends used to engage his quite silly beliefs. PZ thoroughly shreds some of his more amusing apologetics in this post.

He also has an excellent takedown of a blogger who defended a teacher in Virginia who has been handing out a homemade creationist textbook to his students. And another of the same blogger who thinks that circadian rhythms discredit evolution.

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