2012 Richard Dawkins Award goes to Eugenie Scott

The Guardian announces that Dr Eugenie Scott (pictured), who is the director of the National Center for Science Education, has been awarded the 2012 Richard Dawkins Award for her tireless promotion of science education. Yes indeed, this is very well deserved, I’ve had the privilege of meeting her and also hearing her talk several times. She is an anthropologist … Read more

Confrontation vs. Accommodation …

Yesterday a debate took place between a few of my favorite folks … namely Chris Mooney, Eugenie Scott, Victor Stenger, and PZ. I’m not going to get bogged down into a blow by blow description, but will instead pluck out a few words said by PZ, specifically because they pushed one of my hot buttons … Read more