Another piece related to Creationist strategy
- In a recent post I mentioned the supposed "peer review" journal that is being developed to give creationism the appearance of being scientific. Anyone who has followed the reincarnations of creationism (anti-evolutionary thinking) and its many localized battles in schoolboards, textbook prescriptions, etc. shouldn't be surprised by any new such instances as they continue to emerge.
A further interesting part of the picture is the discussion of the wider creationism meta-strategy that takes its model from the 1980's (US) Republican Party 'wedge strategy' discussed in recent days by a number of commentators (including Patrick Buchannan and Howard Fineman). Creationists have developed thier own 'wedge strategy'---my apologies if this is old news to anyone here. I found it interesting to read about it after first hearing Buchannan talking with others recenlty about the Republican version as it was developed in the '80's.
See it highlighted in the context of a broader outline:
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