Creationists want equal airtime on the show Cosmos

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  1. chapped

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    March. 24 (UPI) -- Creationists are demanding that they receive the opportunity for equal airtime on the science television show Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.The show tells the graphic story of the Big Bang as the beginning of the universe and the evolution of the Earth, and has infuriated creationist groups. Despite the fact that there is substantial scientific evidence to prove the Big Bang, evolution, and climate change, creationists believe the show not mentioning the idea of creationism is a dreadful oversight. To that end, creationists are now demanding equal airtime to share their ideas about the formation of the universe.


    "I was struck in the first episode where [Tyson] talked about science and how, you know, all ideas are discussed, you know, everything is up for discussion -- it's all on the table -- and I thought to myself, 'No, consideration of special creation is definitely not open for discussion, it would seem." said Danny Faulkner of Answers in Genesis.
    The show's host, Neil deGrasse Tyson, has flat-out denied the requests and has made it abundantly clear that the show will contain scientifically-proven fact. He said while he approves of the media's ethos to provide opposing views so they may remain balanced, that has no place in science.


    "You don't talk about the spherical earth with NASA and then say let's give equal time to the flat-earthers," said Tyson.


    http://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/2014/03/24/Creationists-want-equal-airtime-on-Cosmos/5881395675954/
     
  2. Willowglen

    Willowglen Lookin thru the glass ceiling & up Stephs skirt VIP

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    There was a documentary about the IRS last week. Does that mean the network should turn over equal time to Huckabee and the flat taxers?



    Good luck with that. These are the same people who quash all discussion about the fair news doctorine and support a "news" network that actually went to court to prove that there is no rule or law requiring news organizations to be honest and can legally lie to their audience as they see fit.

    They shouldnproduce their own series about what they believe. They can hire an actor to portray the Devil that looks like Obama... whoops too late.
     
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  3. newcastlefan

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    so the flat earthers don't understand the concept of science or the equal time rules: they only apply for political viewpoints, not factual presentations. now lets see the creationists claim their position is political and not factual so we can end this joke once and for all.
     
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    It's a TV show, not an election. Nincomfuckingnincompoops :facepalm:
     
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    Show is a piece of shit. Why would these nincompoops want to be a part of it? I attached some magnets and wire to Carl sagans casket and am making millions off of the electricity the corpse is generating.
     
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    Isn't there like a dozen Christian TV shows on already?

    I don't get the need to demand time on a TV show someone else has spent a shit load of money on...

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    This exactly ^^^

    There's already a few dozen channels dedicated to fairy tales 24 hours a day.
     
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    The show is getting good. This last episode was the best so far. Nice to have a science show on network TV. Good contrast to the standard shit that is always on.

    And fuck creationists!
     
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    Oh fucking boy. :facepalm:
     
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    Meh. The host spoils it for me. He's far from Carl sagan
     
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    They should ask H2 for equal time. I'm sure the Ancient Aliens guy would love to give them a tv show.
     
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    Affirmative Action alone sure seems to counter to the theory of evolution.

    Edit: Or maybe it reinforces the theory of evolution, depending on your perspective.
     
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    I want equal airtime for atheists on the thirty or so channels of church.
     
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    I though science was the devils magic wand??
     
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    it seems to be absent in all other primates except Homo Sapiens :scratch:
     
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    History Channel did The Bible. :facepalm:
     
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    You see Christians protesting these shows and classes that teach evolution all the time. How often do you see Scientists protesting Church for preaching the Bible?

    “You are entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to your own facts.”
     
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    [video=youtube;GVmdCAT7Rc8]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVmdCAT7Rc8[/video]
     
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    They get their opportunity every Sunday without TV
     
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    Despite the fact that there is substantial scientific evidence to prove the Big Bang, evolution, and climate change,


    Last I knew, these were all just theories with as much weight as the theory of creationism. For any group to claim to be all knowing is rather arrogant.