Thursday, April 02, 2009

Anti-Darwinism in Texas

In a commentary in Newsweek about a recent decision by the Texas Board of Education that leaves loopholes for teaching creationism, Christopher Hitchens includes this remark about Ken Mercer, one of the members of the Board:
[He] has said that evolution is disproved by the absence of any transitional forms between dogs and cats.
Come again?

3 Comments:

Blogger Marjorie said...

. . .or horses and cows, for that matter.

April 02, 2009 5:35 PM  
OpenID fieldguidetohummingbirds said...

So much delusion crammed into one skull - how do the Ken Mercers of the world do it?

April 05, 2009 2:45 PM  
Blogger John L. Trapp said...

They work hard at it, apparently. Natural selection obviously doesn't select for intelligence.

April 05, 2009 4:44 PM  

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