Friday, March 16, 2007

The Wonderful World of Magical Thinking VIII

The week in fundie:

*Essay: "The Funhouse Mirror of Intelligent Design." (via Pharyngula)
*Texan state congressman links evolutionary theory to "Rabbinic writings"--declares that it therefore "cannot legally be taught in taxpayer supported schools, according to the Constitution." (Via
*Californian Congressman a "liberal bully" for not believing in God. (Via Pharyngula)
*Nick Minchin appeals to the authority of a Canadian newspaper columnist (rather than scientific opinion) to deny AGW. (Evidently he's of the Andrew Bolt school of enviroskepticism: "I'm not a climatologist but I do have a bull detector through being a journalist.") (Also read Ninglun's post.)