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Comment 12 by Michael Austin :

I think that Richard should have published this under a pseudonym. It would have a better chance of getting into the hands of children of religious parents. Right now, I doubt it gets outside of Atheists families who have read Richard's other books.

I see your point, but if it were found that the professor was writing under a pseudonym, the backlash under the guise of "sneaking material under kids' noses under a different name" might make the explanation of scientific truth and reality no better than creationism renaming itself intelligent design. Religious folk would have a hypocritical field day pointing out how deceptive Richard is!

No, I think it's best written under Richard's name. The truth will out eventually, step by step up the ladder of intellectual honesty.

Wed, 11 May 2011 01:27:12 UTC | #625639