Skip to comments.Ben Stein Gets 'Expelled' on Blu-ray
Posted on 08/07/2008 11:17:53 AM PDT by Donald Rumsfeld Fan
Bringing the intelligent design debate to high-def, Vivendi Visual has announced an October Blu-ray release for Ben Stein's controversial documentary 'Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed.'
Drawing lines in the intelligent design versus evolution debate (with Stein falling squarely on the side of the former), 'Expelled' was praised by religious leaders and condemned by scientists in equal measure. Released through the Vivendi Visual Entertainment label, the company has set a October 21 Blu-ray release for the incendiary doc, day-and-date with the standard DVD.
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Using science to bash science.
Cool, I’ve heard about it...I want to see it.
You’re supposed to make comments about it and be an expert on everything presented on it without ever actually watching it.
It tends to run a bit long, but only because there is so much documented evidence and there are so many real, accomplished scientists who have been 'expelled' for crossing the party-line.
Dawkins admitting that the only realistic possibility for abiogenesis is an alien origin is especially appropriate. I don't know why he even agrees to these interviews anymore. He always sticks his foot in his mouth and ends up claiming he was 'misquoted' later. The fact is that these guys don't have a clue and are following the old 'fake it till you make it' game plan.
You also should have some technical background to appreciate the points being made. I think the film is actually more damaging to the philosophical naturalists than most viewers realize.
I enjoyed the movie very much when it came out. While it was entertaining and informative, it was equally sobering to realise (again) the extent to which academia as descended into the abyss. God, help save our children from the “teachers”.
There, fixed it for you.
Plenty of scientists (such as the persecuted ones featured in the movie) support Expelled. Your cheap "religion vs. science" propaganda is weak. Why should anyone trust you about the distant past when you can't even admit the growing numbers of scientists in the present who disagree with evolutionism?
Evolutionism is just as much a religion - indeed, religiously foundational to almost all the world's religions - as creation. Atheism and its denominations of secular humanism, Marxism, etc., agnosticism, Hinduism, Shinto, Buddhism, etc. would cease to exist were evolutionism to likewise cease to exist.
On the other hand, a true documentary directed by a genius made little money with its conservative audience. Conservatives are much smarter and will wait for DVD or cable release. Save your $8 per ticket for a movie that makes a difference on the big screen.
Can you supply a link to a source that has evidence that a growing number of scientists believe in Intelligent Design?
Dr Francis Crick and Richard Dawkins apparently do. You can easily infer that from their statements.
Does anyone today seriously argue that biological specific information suddenly came ex nilo from a bolt of lightening striking a "primordeal soup"?
I know they did back in the 50's but today?
So the answer is no?
You didn't see it, did you.
Using science and reason to bash intolerance and academic censorship.
That is a misrepresentation of the actual conflict.
More accurately it is about the possibility of intelligent design.
As stated elesewhwere, even doofus Dawkins stated clearly that "...the only realistic possibility for abiogenesis is an alien origin...
Simply another way of saying the same thing.
It’s self evident that intelligence (i.e. information) is the prime a-priori precursor to the universe. It’s not open to serious debate.
Dawkins didn’t allow for a designer for life in the universe. He said that if you allow for extraterrestrial design for life on earth, then that designer would have had to have a natural origin.
The Hallmark of the ID movement is mking either unsupported statements and calling them facts.
"Self evident" is not a serious scientific statement
The whole purpose of the movie is to sneak religion into public schools by describing it as science in violation of the Supreme Court.
Dude, an extraterrestrial designer does not have to have a natural origin. That's only true if you assume that reality is limited to naturalism and that is an unsupported statement that cannot honestly be called a fact.
Your rendition of Dawkins statement is making unsupported statements and calling them facts. But evos never do that, do they? Only ID'ers, huh?
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