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|If nothing else, we could force the Discovery Institute or other deep-pockets peddler of religious antievolution to spend some of their bucks to keep it out of hostile hands. A win-win, I think.|
Let's do it. How can I help?
It will presumably go for at least tens of thousands.
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This is an archivist's dream. This is a treasure trove. It would include all their documentation regarding their little tricks regarding "Crossroads," as well as whatever cutting-room floor footage, e-mails, storyboards, etc. that they have.
I would argue that this is worth a scientific entity shelling out $$ for.
It most certainly also demonstrates how these grifters are for sale, and not about sharing "scientific knowledge" with the public. Man, this is also another article for me to write. "Expelled"'s second coming will rival its first!
ETA - "with," not "to" the public
Edited by Kristine on June 07 2011,10:34
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