Well, Expelled, now back up and running legally, I guess, is still #5 in documentaries, and has grossed as of May. 29, 2008, $7,614,754. In theory, it can now be shown in Canada. There is much local punditry of the worthless “don’t see it!” variety – which is interesting in view of the show trial of commentator Mark Steyn currently in progress in Vancouver.
The unspeakables who would protect Canadians from anything that might upset or offend us are doing very nicely indeed with our “human rights” commissions. The picketers are carrying blank picket signs, of course. My comments are here.
Here are some links from The Post-Darwinist on the Ono judgment: “Oh no, Ono! Judge rules, the film about the ID guys can still be shown”
Also, just up at Colliding Universes (and at The Mindful Hack, below):
Newton: Does every genius need a tincture of crackpot?
But then maybe the entire universe is just a wave function?
Multiverse theory: Replacing the Big Fix with the Sure Thing?
Neutrino: Advised by media consultant to remain elusive?
Hello, God. This is the Big Bang. Okay, look, I done it. What do I do NOW?
And just up at The Mindful Hack:
Would you shove a fat man off a trestle to save five people?
Events: New debate on God, atheism, and science on very spot where Samuel Wilberforce
debated Thomas Huxley
The Mark Steyn show trial in Vancouver
Coffee break: The Zen pensioner says …
Brain: Octopus develops advanced brain, but what does it do?
Theological speculation – just what the cave man needed …