Two weeks ago we wrote Incredible Free Offer from the Discoveroids, about a free summer seminar on intelligent design being conducted by the Discoveroids in Colorado. The deadline for applying was April first. Naturally, we expected that they’d be swamped with applications.
But it seems that we were wrong. Today, at the creationist blog of the Discovery Institute, we found a new post begging for people to sign up for the thing. It’s titled Summer Seminars in Colorado — A FREE Remedy for Cancel Culture; Applications Due April 1, and it was written by Klinghoffer. Here are some excerpts, with bold font added by us for emphasis, and occasional Curmudgeonly interjections that look [like this]:
In the current cancel culture [Huh?] , you can’t open your mouth to express a reasoned opinion without risking everything short of your life. The situation is bad in the media, but worse in academia.
Yes, it’s dangerous to be a creationist these days. Klinghoffer says:
Proponents of intelligent design experienced this well before other did. Considering what to do in light of the threat to free speech, we launched the Summer Seminars on Intelligent Design. The application deadline for this year’s Seminars is April 1. [Klinghoffer’s bold font.]
Wowie — creationists are suffering a threat to free speech, and that’s what their Summer Seminars are all about. Those folks are so brave! Klinghoffer tells us — again with his bold font:
Running June 26 to July 2, the Seminars are FREE and we can even help with transportation costs to the spectacularly beautiful Glen Eyrie Castle & Colorado Conference Center. The instructors are the stars of the ID research community. [Ooooooooooooh! The stars of the Discoveroid movement!] The students — mostly undergrads and graduate students, plus a few professionals, teachers, and professors — are a remarkably diverse and interesting group.
It sounds absolutely wonderful! He continues:
As one of our students last year said at the emotional concluding banquet, the Summer Seminars represent “science as it should be, rather than science as it is.” [Hee hee!] She was grateful to feel “safe” to explore fresh ideas about biological origins, and about the cultural consequences of those ideas. Very different from the oppressive atmosphere of many colleges and universities, here you can openly discuss the evidence for intelligent design without fear of being canceled.
Verily, it sounds like paradise — for creationists. Let’s read on:
This year’s instructors include [list of creationists].
For more information and an easy online application, go here for the Seminar on Intelligent Design in the Natural Sciences [Link omitted!], and here for the C. S. Lewis Fellows Program on Science and Society [Link omitted!].
And now we come to the end, with more of Klinghoffer’s bold font:
Do take note of that application deadline, however. April 1 is coming up fast!
Well, dear reader, what are you waiting for?
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