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Cambrian explosion film to be shown, after all

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Anika Smith, at the Discovery Institute, informs me that:

Those who live in the Los Angeles area are invited to attend a gala premiere screening of Illustra Media’s new documentary, Darwin’s Dilemma: The Mystery of the Cambrian Fossil Record next Sunday, October 25th at 7:00 pm at the University of Southern California. The event is sponsored by the American Freedom Alliance.

This premiere was originally scheduled for the California Science Center, but the Center canceled the event just a few days ago, leaving the organizers virtually no time to find a new location. If you live in the Los Angeles area, you can show your support for free speech …

That might be a very good idea. Especially if you note what is going on in Canada (which recently dropped a number of points in press freedom rankings, due to struggles that have sucked up much of the lives of many of my friends).

Basically, Darwin always knew that the Cambrian explosion was a problem for his theory, and he attributed it to the poverty of the fossil record. Now that the record is better, it is a bigger problem for his theory. The film might be good or bad, right or wrong, but if it cannot be shown … welcome to the world where government tells you what to think.

Which reminds me: The 19th century Smithsonian secretary avoided dealing with this evidence for many years. Ever since, it has been downplayed. We are expected to forever wait for a Darwinian explanation. That’s like waiting for the guy dead drunk at the bottom of the stairs to pay his rent.

So if, as some have said, the Smithsonian had anything to do with the sudden cancellation, it would be no surprise.

Personally, I am sick and tired of all the garbage. Darwinism is an unbelievable belief currently funded by government. It makes about as much sense as this stuff.

Magnan at 4: Re high crime areas: If the perp does not have a gun or machete, just whack him really hard on the right wrist (or the left wrist if he is obviously left-handed). Get the wrist bone. If he stuffs his hand into your mouth to silence you, bite his index finger. You'd be surprised what happens then. (I know all this from personal and family experience.) If the perp has serious weapons like guns, I just can't say. Never dealt with that. Not many here do. Many of us are completely sick and tired of crime, and worn out with explanations for it. But if we must gear up, we will. O'Leary
Too bad USC is a high crime area. magnan
Barb, It has already been released on DVD (I got one): www.darwinsdilemma.org Granville Sewell
Any chance this will be released on DVD? Barb
"Darwin's Dilemma" is superb, both technically and w.r.t. content. Perhaps even better than the earlier documentaries produced by Discovery. Granville Sewell

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