Discovery Challenge

Posted by : Rev. Ouabache | Friday, May 15, 2009 | Published in

Anyone who has followed the evolution-creationism debate for the last couple of years knows who the Discovery Institute is. They are the right-wing Creationist "think" tank that has been trying to push the Intelligent Design concept into schools. They completely failed to live up to their name for they have not discovered anything in the last 15 years. Well, except for the fact that it is easy to fleece people out of money and that even conservative judges won't put up with their bullshit.

But now the gauntlet has been thrown down. Youtuber C0nc0rdance (with the help of thunderf00t) has put up a challenge to Discovery Institute:

All the Discovery Institute needs to do is go through the 180 or so complete genomes that have been sequenced and show just one gene that was intelligently designed. Just show the world a gene that is irreducibly complex and could not possible have evolved through natural causes. Should be simple enough. The thing is that the Discovery Institute won't do it. They have never been about science or scientific research. From day one they have been an apologetics organization that seeks to wedge Christianity back into public schools. The challenge was posted today, May 15, 2009. Let's count to see how long it takes them to respond.

(Note: A follow up post can be found here: Part II)

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