Wednesday, May 25, 2005

WTF?!?!

Smithsonian warming to intelligent design theory?:
the Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is co-hosting — with the Discovery Institute — the “national premiere and evening reception” for The Privileged Planet: The Search for Purpose in the Universe

The Privileged Planet: The Search for Purpose in the Universe is a documentary by Illustra Media featuring philosopher Jay Richards and astronomer Guillermo Gonzalez, arguing for the intelligent design of the universe. Both Richards and Gonzalez are associated with the intelligent design community, and have coauthored a book, also called The Privileged Planet.

Is Lawrence Small still "running" things there? The same moron who illegally imported indigenous art which included feathers from endangered and extinct species? The one who thought the appropriate punishment was to spend his community service time lobbying for a weaker ESA? The one who tried to gut the scientific collections and the endangered species research facility?

Is that the Director in question?

GAH!