Boston Globe

Nothing ‘Pseudo’ about Text’s Science

THE AUTHORS and I are puzzled by Sally Lehrman’s characterization of the Discovery Institute’s biology textbook “Explore Evolution” as “pseudoscience” in her Aug. 9 op-ed “Understanding evolution is crucial to debate.” After all, we describe the main evolutionary mechanism much as Lehrman herself does as “natural selection acting on random mutations.” We also explain evidence and arguments for the creative Read More ›

The Timeless Truth of Creation

Original Article Have you heard about Flying Spaghetti Monsterism? FSM is a four-month-old ”religion” founded on the belief that the universe was created by an invisible flying clump of spaghetti and meatballs. This blob of pasta, FSM’s ”followers” say, uses its ”noodly appendage” to play an ongoing role in human affairs. For example, it tampers with carbon-dating tests to make Read More ›