Yesterday, my wife Tina and I attended the Secular Student Alliance tour of Ken Ham’s Creation “Museum” with PZ Myers. I was excited to finally meet PZ Myers, as a long-time reader of his blog and anxious to see how I would respond to the museum as a former Christian, now atheist. Tina went with me so I’d have a companion. Tina has no real feelings about godlessness. I must say that she’s appalled when she hears stories of my background, visits my family’s home in North Carolina* or visits the Creation “Museum” in Kentucky.
We were two of over 300 who attended the event. If I had to guess, the group was 2/3 students, scientists and professors, and the rest non-students or post-grads seeking like-minded individuals. We met people who drove 20 hours from Texas. There was mention of … Read the rest of this entry »