Creationist stakes $10,000 on contest between Bible and evolution

A scene showing humans and dinosaurs together at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky. Image: WikiMedia Commons.

A scene showing humans and dinosaurs together at the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky.
Image: WikiMedia Commons.

From The Guardian:

A California creationist is offering a $10,000 challenge to anyone who can prove in front of a judge that science contradicts the literal interpretation of the book of Genesis.

A majority of scientists disavow creationism, but a June 2012 Gallup poll showed that 46% of Americans believed in a literal interpretation of the biblical version of creation. Legislation to allow students to be taught religious versions of the creation of life is currently being considered in four states.

Read the full article here.

I always recommend against reading the comments (to prevent brain explosions) but I think this comment sums the situation up brilliantly:

MissSchlegel: "He has a PhD in kinesiology..." Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha.

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