Archive for November 6th, 2009

Cleaning up Comfort’s trash

Friday, November 6th, 2009

In my previous post I noted that Ray Comfort and Kirk Cameron are handing out free copies of On the Origins of Species, which features an introduction filled with creationist trash, and that the book is published right here in Florida. Yea us.

The creationist duo’s targets for these giveaways are college campuses nationwide. The only one we know of so far in Florida is the University of Florida. NCSE has jumped on this by launching a Don’t Diss Darwin site with all sorts of cool helpful information and downloads.

The chatter among Florida Citizens for Science members is that some folks on and near UF might organize to counter the misinformation. No, there won’t be protests or book burnings. Rather, the objective is to clean up after the book introduction’s lies with a hefty dose of facts, truth and reality. Want to join in the fun? Let us know! The giveaway is scheduled for Nov. 19. I’ll pass along more information as it becomes available.