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8. Comment #358821 by friendlypig

Whilst I agree with the above comments regards the NCSE, I think that they want to keep the religious scientists on board, rightly or wrongly, as a matter of strategy so that when there are court proceedings they can wheel out a 'believer' who can speak out against Creationism

I think religious scientists will be forced to speak out against creationism regardless of what the stance of NCSE is. When it comes to the court, the religious moderates will be against the creationists even if the atheists do not pander to them. I don't see reasonable moderates siding with creationists if the NCSE were to state that science is not compatible with religion. They might form their own bloc, which would still be fine.

Wed, 01 Apr 2009 11:42:00 UTC | #342579