Re: Creationists win the schools in New Mexico

Christopher C. Wood (
6 Sep 1996 22:28:21 GMT

In article <50lhku$>, (Wesley R. Elsberry) writes:

[ Nebraska Man mentioned at the Scopes trial? ]

|> The ICR even says that Nebraska Man was *not* presented in the
|> trial (in their usual oh-so-fair way):

|> [Quote]

|> [...] The imaginative newspaper coverage and the timing of the find
|> made a big impression at the 1925 Scopes Trial. Nebraska man was
|> never introduced into the trial, since the lead paleoanthropologist
|> Dr. Fay Cooper cole had some misgivings about it, but it was there
|> nonetheless.

|> [End quote -- RM Cornelius & JD Morris, 1995, Scopes: Creation on Trial,
|> ICR, p.40.]

I nominate the second sentence of the quote for the Cretan
Prevarication of the Month.


Speaking only for myself, of course.
Chris Wood