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Tuesday, March 29, 2005


Ray Mummert: Intelligently Designed.

Apparently evolution is selecting for humans born with their feet in their mouths. Here's Ray Mummert, of Dover, Pennsylvania, describing why Creationism is so controversial:

"We've been attacked by the intelligent, educated segment of the culture."

Now that is a problem, Ray. There's always been a pretty strong undercurrent of anti-intellectualism in American culture. And as Neal Stephenson points out, intellectuals turned the twentieth century into an abbatoir. But geez, "intelligent" and "educated" as pejoratives? That's a little much, no?

Here's the story. H/T Wonkette.


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