Sunday 6 March 2011

Burnee links for Sunday

Ruling against Christian foster parents is evidence of “inquisition” | HumanistLife
What the pro-religious press isn't saying about the Johns case.

Htargcm Retsila : Pharyngula
PZ grants the circumlocutions of Alister McGrath one tiny point, then smacks down his utter wrongness on the scientific method.

Stephen Law: The case of the Christian would-be foster parents
A calm and collected view of the Johns fostering case.

Evolution Abroad: Creationism Evolves in Science Classrooms around the Globe: Scientific American
An assessment of ID/creationist teaching throughout the world, including some input from our own James Williams about the situation in the UK. No specific mention of the C4ID though, which might suggest that they are keeping a lower profile than was expected.
(Via BCSE.)

Patient and Persistent: A Problem for Creation Science and Geocentrists
Paul Baird wonders if a new discovery will be problematic for creationists. My money's on "No".

GCU Dancer on the Midway - "Bigots never foster, part deux" or "What the Court really said"
Paul Wright's take on the Johns fostering case principle.

Worship is immoral - Butterflies and Wheels
An interesting idea, further explored in the comments.