Blog posts of interest, mainly for the comments!
- Ball State alumna Jessica Bluemke blogs about it on The Friendly Atheist at Patheos.
- Larry Moran gives the Canadian academic view on Sandwalk.
- Richard Dawkins's site reprints the SF Gate story by Tom Coyne (no relation to Jerry Coyne) and links to the original in SF Gate.
- The comments after the Huffpo piece are a hoot!
- Inside Higher Ed: Taking a Stand for Science
- Chronicle of Higher Education: Ball State U. Bars Teaching of Intelligent Design as Science
- Jerry Coyne was interviewed for The Christian Post.
- The Christian Post: Ball State University Denounces Intelligent Design, Keeps Professor Accused of ID Bias (warning: annoying prosletyzing video loads)
The local paper's comment section continues to be trolled by creationists and idiots:
- July 31 Intelligent Design Removed from BSU Class (675 Facebook Shares)
- July 31: President Gora calls Intelligent Design Religion, Not Science, which also reprints the statement. There are over 550 Facebook shares.
- August 1:
Ball State Fumbles Handling of Hedin CaseWhiny professor fears faculty will have to do their jobs now (375 shares)
Video of the Week, Saul Becomes a Christian (Atheist Bible Study):
He had to do a second take, which means he was even drunker than usual while reading the Children's Bible. I literally laughed out loud in the middle of this one! My brain says "hey, he's really not that funny" but then I laughed anyway (especially after about 5:20).