• Why I Applaud Bill Nye for His “Debate” with Ken Ham

There is no debate, no controversy.

The evidence for evolution is overwhelming (see http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2004/11/darwin-wrong/quammen-text).

Overwhelming evidence, y'all (courtesy Mrs. Darwin)

Overwhelming evidence, y’all (courtesy Mrs. Darwin)

Ken Ham’s express intentions vis-a-vis the debate are to “bring the creation/evolution issue to the attention of many more people, including youngsters.” Additionally, he claims that “observational science confirms the scientific accuracy of the Genesis account of origins, not evolution.” He is leveraging Bill Nye’s visibility in order to peddle his delusions and/or willful ignorance. Continue reading