January 31, 2009

OU Betrays Its Own Ideals ... Again

My friend David Deming is not a creationist. Indeed, the geologist and University of Oklahoma professor is "skeptical of traditional religion." Even so, he is none too pleased with OU's much-ballyhooed Darwin Project, the "incestuous propaganda festival" your tax dollars are funding in Norman.

"None of the invited speakers or events promises to be in any way critical of Darwin's idea," Dr. Deming writes. "What should be an educational and scientific event will instead be a celebration of materialism and atheism. It is a breathtaking betrayal of the university's ideals of diversity and inclusiveness."

Fortunately, there are some people fighting for academic freedom at OU.