Crash this poll! (UPDATED)

A poll is being hosted on a Pro-ID Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed MySpace page. The poll, which is found down the page on the left, asks if you think that Intelligent Design should be taught in American public schools. When PZ Myers linked the poll, the totals showed a 3:1 ratio favouring the teaching of … Continue reading

Have you been expelled from pro-Expelled media (e.g., blogs)?

I was recently prevented from expressing dissent on a pro-Expelled blog. I know that I am not the first person to have been expelled for disagreeing with IDists, and will surely not the be last. PZ Myers of Pharyngula has been banned from commenting on a number of pro-ID blogs (e.g., Uncommon Dissent) and¬†was prevented … Continue reading

TFP Must Reads

The following articles are must-reads: In the wake of the release of Ben Stein’s Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed, Science¬†After Sunclipse writes an absolutely excellent piece (so excellent, in fact, that it was prominently linked on PZ Myers’ Pharyngula, which is, to my knowledge, the world’s most read science blog) on the depressing track record of … Continue reading

Calling all secular bloggers: Join the online opposition of WLUSU denial of the Laurier Freethought Association

Over the past few days Anatoly Venovcev, Tyler Handley and I have been working hard to spread the word about Wilfrid Laurier University Student Union’s decision to deny group status to Venovcev, Handley et al’s Laurier Freethought Association. Click here for the full story. The outpouring of support from the blogosphere has been fantastic! Here … Continue reading

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