Saturday, February 8, 2014

Commentary Tidbits: Ham-on-Nye Edition

On Tuesday, February 4th, Answers in Genesis and Creation Museum founder Ken Ham went head to head with science educator Bill Nye in a debate about creationism and science. For your reading pleasure, below are links to several commentary pieces on the debate.

Pew Research Center: Bill Nye vs. Ken Ham: Are evolution and religion at odds?

A Voice from the Foothills: The Pretzel God

Slate: Science vs. Fiction: Ken Ham and Bill Nye debate evolution at the Creation Museum

Tom Foreman at CNN: What I learned moderating the creation/evolution debate

Associated Press: Bill Nye: Bible doesn’t tell Earth’s true history

Salon: Inside Ken Ham’s mind: Why the creationist couldn’t sustain a scientific discussion

Right Wing Watch: Even Pat Robertson Thinks Young Earth Creationism Is A 'Joke'

Mother Jones: Why Bill Nye Won the Creationism Debate Last Night


  1. thank you! As is the norm...once I write something, I get a whole new list of great blog postings on this subject....:)

  2. The funny thing is, I have this feeling Ham thinks he won the debate. Thanks for the links, Ahab.

    1. Donna -- It wouldn't surprise me if he did.

  3. Ham on Nye! Ahab, that is hilarious! Now I feel like making a sandwich...

    1. Michelle -- I didn't come up with it -- the blogosphere as a whole has been using it. I'm glad you like it, though!


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