Re: Peppered Moths again

Steven H. Schimmrich (
Wed, 31 Mar 1999 11:37:19 -0500

At 09:06 AM 3/31/99 -0700, Kevin O'Brien wrote:
> When scientists believe their religious views so strongly that they reject
> the expertise of their colleagues as being biased dogmatism and feel that
> they can more objectively evaluate a subject they have no research
> experience in or practical knowledge of, I believe they have abandoned their
> scientific principles and thus should be treated like any other ignorant
> creationist. In fact worse, because they know they are ignorant but choose
> to believe their ignorance is stronger than their opponents' knowledge.


This type of attitude is, unfortunately, all too common on this list.

- Steve.

   Steven H. Schimmrich, Assistant Professor of Geology
   Department of Geology, Geography, and Environmental Studies
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