Question for Paul Nelson & Bill Dembski re Tufts lectures

Wesley R. Elsberry (
Fri, 9 Apr 1999 11:34:32 -0500 (CDT)

I wasn't able to attend the recent lectures at either MIT or
Tufts, but I've seen a description of an interesting
interaction during the Q&A period at Tufts that I would like
to ask a couple of questions about.

A secondary school science teacher posed a question, asking
that if ID is a vital new scientific principle, how should he
go about teaching any mechanism of design to his students.
According to him, one of the lecturers began, "It is not
scienti...", but was interrupted by the other who said, "You
seem like a pretty intelligent guy. I bet you could figure it

I'd like to know two things.

1. A confirmation or denial of the incident.

2. If confirmed, who should be credited with which parts of
the answer reported.