A FEW DAYS ago we posted: Discovery Institute: IDEA Clubs Flopped? In that post we mentioned that there was one event event scheduled for 20 February at the University of Oklahoma, sponsored by what seemed to be the only functioning IDEA club in existence. We said:
Casey Luskin, co-founder of the IDEA Center, will present “The Truth about Kitzmiller v. Dover and Academic Freedom.” Luskin is coauthor of “Traipsing into Evolution: Intelligent Design and the Kitzmiller v. Dover Decision.”
It seems that the event was actually held. There’s a strange report about it at the blog of the neo-theocrats at the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture (a/k/a the Discoveroids): Civility of Darwinists Lacking at Academic Freedom on Evolution Event in Oklahoma.
The blog article consists primarily of an email report sent in to creationist headquarters — oops, we mean the Discoveroid think tank — by Casey. Since it’s from Casey you know it’s accurate in every detail.
Alas, we’re not told how many people attended this event. Our guess is six, perhaps seven, but one never knows. Casey says, with bold added by us:
Pro-Evolution Blogger Abbie Smith Flipped Me Off on Friday Night, and Here’s the Story
For you gentle souls who may not understand Casey’s expression, and who thus fail to grasp the horror he experienced, we’ll give you a reference: the finger. Let’s read on:
University of Oklahoma (OU) graduate student and science-blogger Abbie Smith flipped me off during my talk about academic freedom at the University of Oklahoma on Friday night.
We have no idea who Abbie Smith is. She and Casey were apparently arguing about how someone was being treated on Abbie Smith’s blog. This is not a major issue in the world of science, but it’s a big deal to Casey.
We continue with Casey’s report:
At one point Abbie said something about being banned from Bill Dembski’s blog. But since I know nothing about the circumstances of this event, I couldn’t really comment.
This stuff is important! Casey continues describing his dramatic exchange with Abbie Smith — entirely from his side, of course — and then he concludes with this:
Thus ended our dialogue. And as Abbie walked away, she flipped me off.
Wow! Where’s Ben Stein when we need him?
Update: Be sure to see: Hey Casey!
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