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If you want to seem some quality pictures from inside the travesty known as the Creation Museum, here you go!
(Thanks to Karolis for the link!)
I like how they make bald assertions like, “Archaeology has repeatedly confirmed that the Bible’s historical details are accurate.” I mean, what do you even say to that besides… no? There’s no archaeological evidence that a bunch of Hebrews went traipsing all across the Middle East, that’s for sure.
My brain was in pain and at the same time laughing… Wow, doesn’t this so called “museum” look awesome? Look at the quality of the exhibits! I’m a little afraid that it may have a great impact on the hapless kids…
Now ask any fundie about evolution and they will say that we believe that man came from apes. They don’t grasp it at all, yet picture 8 gets it right, that we believe there was this early primate and that apes went one way and humans went the other.
So, ok, I don’t get it. Secretly they really DO understand science and are just pretending? Trying to make evolution look ludicrous by saying evolution means we all came from apes? Actually, I was amazed at how well done, “man’s version,” was in the photos plus, no spelling errors. You know a fundie can’t communicate with the written word to save their lives! Impressed by that, amused by the rest.
Next time anyone goes to one of those places please use a Where’s George dollar or one of those, “Atheist money,” stamps, ok?
This is the first time I’ve seen these exhibits up-close. Two questions:
How can people be this ignorant? (I guess that’s rhetorical.)
Who paid for this exhibit?
(Great photos, BTW!)
The fundies were right. I AM speechless. I have nothing. My brain is frozen.
Author John Scalzi also went to the Creation Museum, his photos are on Flickr, a lot of which are similar to these.
He’s also been running a LOLcreashunist competition at Whateveresque, his forum. These are pretty good 😀
What was that display with the orang supposed to prove?
If you mean this one.
I don’t think it proves anything… it just asserts separate lines of descent for apes and humans.
Kind of wierd, as K said, it’s an accurate enough illustration on the evolution side. I wouldn’t put it there if I were them… they really don’t want the “branching tree of life” metaphor to get out there… it’s really elegant and kind of has a memetic quality to it.