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Ark of descent

Bad AstronomyBy Phil PlaitFeb 20, 2010 1:00 PM

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Recently the UK paper The Guardian posted an article stating -- without a shred of skepticism -- that Noah's Ark may have been round. Sigh. OK, fine. But it gets better. The Institute for Creation Research -- given just their name, you might guess they haven't found a scientific fact they couldn't spin, fold, or mutilate... and you'd be right -- claims the article is wrong. Why? Because a round ark makes no sense. And... BANG! There goes my irony gland again. Luckily it grows back quickly, because in this line of work I seem to need it a lot.

[Update: Without any comment, I'll just add this link here. The connection should be obvious enough.]

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