I have to admit that I know virtually nothing about Bill Nye the Science Guy, except that he had a science-oriented television show for kids, and that a lot of people liked him. I’ve never even seen his show. But there seems to be a lot of buzz around his new post on the CNN website and his Big Think video (below) dissing creationism. The video pulls no punches, and good for Nye!
The only thing that irritates me about all this is that the CNN post is on the—get this—”Belief” site. Why isn’t it on the “Science” site? What we have is not a controversy involving two beliefs; it’s a controversy between science and superstition.
Two quotes from Nye:
“I say to the grownups, if you want to deny evolution and live in your world, that’s completely inconsistent with the world we observe, that’s fine. But don’t make your…
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