Blog on the Run: Reloaded

Monday, September 29, 2008 7:41 pm

Idiocy ne plus ultra


You know, a lot of incredibly stupid things have been said and written in defense of teaching creationism (and “intelligent design,” which is the same thing) in public schools. But, ladies and gentlemen, we may have reached, like absolute zero, the point of idiocy beyond which we cannot go, a level of Teh Stoopid so vast it either crowds out all other thought in the universe or sucks it all into a Singularity of Stoopid.

Brunswick County (N.C.) resident Joel Fanti, before graciously offering to teach creationism in the county school system himself, offered this stirring defense of creationism: “If evolution is so slow, why don’t we see anything evolving now?”

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3 Comments

  1. But … if it’s … because the … so there’s … ah, forget it.

    Comment by Margaret — Tuesday, September 30, 2008 7:50 am @ 7:50 am

  2. I submit this for Teh Stoopid-o-meter: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/104/story/220041.html

    Comment by Gerald — Tuesday, September 30, 2008 12:58 pm @ 12:58 pm

  3. A high scorer indeed, but I think my guy still wins. It’s like saying, “If the ocean is made of water, why is it wet?”

    Comment by Lex — Tuesday, September 30, 2008 1:20 pm @ 1:20 pm


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