Creationist Quote Mining

This demotivational poster about young-earth creationist and Intelligent Design proponent quote-mining was inspired (or perhaps I should say demotivated?) by recent discussions here on the blog.

Whose Fault Is It?
Biblical Scholars Fighting Creationism
Theoretical Cosmoses and Historical Jesuses
Cain the Drama Queen (YEC Version of Genesis 4)
  • http://bobcornwall.com/ Robert Cornwall

    Back when I was director of a small Christian ministry library, we had a huge collection of old scientific journals from a defunct Catholic college library whose collection we had bought. The folks in San Diego were more than happy to come and get as many volumes as they could — to do just that, mine quotes!

  • http://baldscientist.wordpress.com/ O.R. Pagan

    I shamelessly admit that I am biased, but you forgot S.J. Gould… (;-)…

    • http://www.patheos.com/blogs/exploringourmatrix/ James F. McGrath

      I confess that I adapted an already-existing montage, and did not take the trouble to add scientists that were not already in it. If I had hand-picked my own, their would have been some replacements!

  • newenglandsun

    Only problem with the argument is that young earth creationists actually *do* think they’re quoting an idiot when they’re quoting an evolutionary biologist.


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