The Creation Museum, one year on
The latest issue of Evolution: Education and Outreach features a few thoughts from Gordy Slack on AiG’s Creation Museum, which just passed the 1-year mark back in May. The controversy surrounding it has largely died down in the last year, particularly given the shenanigans involved with the release of Expelled, but Slack thought it profitable to take another look.
Slack starts off the piece by identifying what all the hubub is really about. While claims of creationists, like Tyrannosaurus rex lived alongside Adam & Eve and ate coconuts in Eden, are little more than delusions the creationists don’t particularly care. For them this is about their holy book, a book that they interpret in so narrow a fashion that