Hyvä uusi blogi, jossa käsitellään evoluution vastustajien tragikoomisia juttuja.
Ensimmäisissä merkinnöissä kerrotaan mm. Barbara Forrestista, tästä tiedenaisesta, joka todisti Denverin oikeudenkäynnissä. Forrest joutui kreationistien ja id-väen törky- ja valehtelukampanjan uhriksi. Nainen, joka on evoluutiotutkija, taitaa joillekin uskovaisille olla oikeasti pääpiru, jonka vastustamiseen kaikki valheet ovat sallittuja.
Lue aluksi ja lisää sivuilta:
Dr. Forrest was giving a talk at Cal State Fullerton titled “Evil, Evil Woman” about what it was like being the only female witness in Kitzmiller trial and the sort of (mis)treatment she has been subjected to at the hands of the Intelligent Design crowd before, during and after the trial.
For example they’ve called her such things as a “cyber-stalker” and put out fake interviews of her in which she is referred to as “Dr. Barking Forrest“. Very high brow stuff indeed.
The defense tried desperately to keep her from testifying in the trial (because they knew some of what she would say) but to no avail. Her testimony was some of the most damning because she was able to show the true (religious) motivation of people behind the ID movement by using their own words. It is no wonder they were (and are) terrified of her. It was her use of their own words against them that lead newspaper columnist Mike Argento to, tongue-in-cheek, refer to her as an “evil, evil, woman” and hence the title of her talk.
Her talk didn’t hold a lot of surprises for me personally given how closely