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Was Dover Inevitable?

After following the Dover Panda trial and reading the judge’s decision, I was engaging in some Monday-morning quarterbacking, and pondering whether it might have turned out differently. Advertisements

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More Quotes From the Dover Smackdown

Some more quotations from the Dover trial decision (part 1 is here): The real money quote is in judge Jones’s conclusion, p. 136: The proper application of both the endorsement and Lemon tests to the facts of this case makes … Continue reading

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Mike Argento On the Dover Decision

The incomparable Mike Argento, the H.L. Mencken of the Dover Panda trial, regales us with his take on the decision in his latest column It’s a smackdown. This ruling should consign intelligent design to the scrapbin of bad ideas and … Continue reading

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The Discovery Institute Weighs In On Dover

A Discovery Institute press release whines: SEATTLE — “The Dover decision is an attempt by an activist federal judge to stop the spread of a scientific idea and even to prevent criticism of Darwinian evolution through government-imposed censorship rather than … Continue reading

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Kitzmiller v. Dover Decision

Judge Jones has rendered a decision in the Dover Panda trial. I haven’t had a chance to read the entire 139-page document yet, but here’s a fragment from p. 64: After a searching review of the record and applicable caselaw, … Continue reading

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The Daily Show on Dover, Part 2

From today’s York Daily Record: The satirical news program “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart” came to town Monday to, once again, make fun of Dover. Correspondent Samantha Bee spent the day in the area reporting on what it’s like … Continue reading

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Discovery Institute Tries to Weasel Out of Dover

The Discovery Institute, the think tank behind Intelligent Design, has a piece on their weblog in which they try to disassociate themselves from the creationist clusterfuck that the Dover Panda Trial has become.

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Another Resemblance Betwen Scopes and Dover

You may recall that during the Scopes trial, Clarence Darrow called an unusual expert witness, defense attorney William Jennings Bryan himself. 80 years later, in Dover, it’s now the prosecution bringing in the defense team as an exhibit: During cross-examination … Continue reading

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Discovery Institute on the Dover Trial

My biggest regret about the Dover ID trial is that the Discovery Institute isn’t on the stand. They’re the ones who have been pushing ID since forever, through their Center for the Renewal of Science and Culture. Just to refresh … Continue reading

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Creationism After Dover

As I wrote elsewhere, it looks as though the question is not whether the Intelligent Design Creationists will lose the Dover case, but how badly. But I don’t imagine for a moment that they’ll just throw up their hands and … Continue reading

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