Thursday, October 20, 2005

ID: Behe Capitulated

In the Dover monkey trial, Michael Behe, the leading "scientist" of the intelligent design movement, assumed the role of the monkey:

Behe admitted that the controversial theory would not be included in the NAS definition. “I can’t point to an external community that would agree that this was well substantiated,” he said.

It gets even better:

Rothschild suggested that Behe’s definition was so loose that astrology would come under this definition as well. He also pointed out that Behe’s definition of theory was almost identical to the NAS’s definition of a hypothesis. Behe agreed with both assertions.

Full article here.