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Smoke and Mirrors [Ken Miller on Dover, Pt. 3]
Discover ^ | January 4, 2009 | Ken Miller

Posted on 01/04/2009 8:26:55 AM PST by Coyoteman

If you’ve had the patience to follow Part 1 and Part 2 of my replies to Casey Luskin’s postings on the blood-clotting cascade, you might be wondering why he’s gone to such trouble to beat a horse (Kitzmiller v. Dover) that left the barn more than three years ago (when that decision was filed). Quite frankly, I wondered a bit about that, too.

Now he’s revealed his hand in Part 3 of the series. It’s now apparent that his employers at the Discovery Institute are kicking off a attempt to show that Judge John E. Jones III got it wrong, and the Dover case was wrongly decided. What Casey is doing is laying down an artillery barrage designed to soften up the strongest part of the defenses against ID — its record of failure in the Dover trial.

Why is this necessary? Why bother re-trying a case that Luskin’s colleagues have already lost? Because the Dover decision remains an open, and potentially fatal wound to the ID movement.

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1 posted on 01/04/2009 8:26:56 AM PST by Coyoteman
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To: Coyoteman

... not even crickets ...


2 posted on 01/04/2009 8:42:18 AM PST by Gumlegs
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To: Coyoteman

Will read all three parts when we get back.

Thanks for posting.


3 posted on 01/04/2009 8:52:14 AM PST by DevNet (!dimensio || !solitron)
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