Eugenie Scott is a physical anthropologist and director of the National Center for Science Education, an anti-theism organization dedicated to promoting and defending the teaching of atheism in public schools.
Despite the fact that state sponsored indoctrination of atheism in the thin guise of "science" in public school classrooms for a minimum of a dozen years per pupil a new Zogby poll reveals majority support for Intelligent Design. Evolution News reports the following:
As of late, I have been wondering: what ever happened to Alfred Russel Wallace? 2009 AD saw the celebration of Charles Darwin's 200 birthday with the impartation of various doxologies and even the Kyle Butt vs. Dan Barker debate. But what about good ol' Alfred Russel Wallace? Is it that he was born in 1823 AD (January 8th) and his 200th will not come up until 2023 AD? Was his 100th celebrated? Was his 150th celebrated? I do not seem to remember.
Daniel Dennett, professor of philosophy at Tufts University and author of Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon is part of a sect of atheists who believe that it is child abuse to raise one's children according to one's faith.
Do not ask me why but a lot of people are asking that question. Perhaps Richard Dawkins will have to repeat Mark Twain's quip upon learning that his obituary had been published, "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated." So, is Richard Dawkins still alive? Indeed, Richard Dawkins is alive and well. Well, well is a relative term; sure his militant activist atheist celebrity status has gained him quite a bit of notoriety or as John Cornwell put it,
"I am myself a heathen to the core" -Adolf Hitler1
1. See Margaret Brearley, "Hitler and Wagner: The Leader, the Master and the Jews," Patters of Prejudice, 22/2 (Institute of Jewish Affairs, Summer 1988) cited in Richard Harries, After the Evil - Christianity and Judaism in the Shadow of the Holocaust (Oxford University Press, 2003), p. 14
"National Socialism and Christianity are irreconcilable" -Martin Borman, Head of the Nazi Chancellery1
1. Patrick J. Gallo, For Love and Country: The Italian Resistance (Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2003), p. 88 citing Chadwick, "The Pope and the Jews, 1942," 470. See: Martin Borman's Circular of National Socialism and Christianity in John Conway, Nazi Persecution of the Churches, 1933-1945 (NY: Basic Books, 1968), pp. 383-386
"Struggle is the father of all things. It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives or is able to preserve himself above the animal world, but solely by means of the most brutal struggle" -Adolf Hitler1
1. Joachim C. Fest, The Face Of The Third Reich (1963), p. 27 citing "Speech at Kulmbach on 5th February 1928, quoted by Alan Bullock in 'Hitler. A Study in Tyranny'"