I'm not satisfied with quick non-answers to hard questions. I possess both righteous indignation and humility in the face of ignorance. I reject the idea that religiosity automatically makes someone an expert on anything, especially matters of science. And I just might know what the hell I'm talking about. Who the hell do I think I am, spouting such arrogant, highbrow bullshit?Well said indeed by Evil Monkey (of closet fame) and the rest of the rant pretty much hits the nail on the head on a wide variety of issues, including how science is popularised in the media, ID and the life of most young prospective scientists.
Sunday, March 12, 2006
This is very easily one of the best rants I've ever read: