Contact DisComforting Ignorance

Have thoughts, comments, criticisms, requests, or proselytization? Email

No prayers. (Why not?)

Monday, August 11, 2008

AIGBusted Notices Ray's Book On Evolution

Over at Answers in Genesis busted, the author notes a recent visit to the bookstore where he notices Ray's new book on evolution (Evolution is a Fairy Tale for Grownups). Apparently, Ray trots out his classic tactics of quote mining (his only area of scientific expertise):
I was at the bookstore again today, and guess what I came across? Ray Comfort's new book about Evolution. I am now thoroughly convinced that the man is either dishonest to the core or insane. Every page was filled with nonsense, misquotes, and misinformation. What can only be described as intellectual violence was done to the ideas of the late Stephen Jay Gould. Comfort quotes him out of context to make it appear as if he said that wings could not evolve, yet a look at the referenced article shows that Gould was only describing the problem of evolving wings... Before illustrating a convincing model for wing evolution and how it had been scientifically tested.

Read on...

1 comment:

AIGBusted said...


I don't think I have visited this blog before, but I was delighted to see that you posted something about my blog!

I will be sure to drop by again.

Keep up the good work,