“The phrase is said to have originated with Thomas Hobson (1544–1631), who offered customers the choice of either taking the horse in his stall nearest to the door or taking none at all.”
The Many Worlds Interpretation is sort of an extension of the Darwinian creation myth, applied to cosmology.
The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is already mocking SB 893 as the “Tennessee monkey bill.”
Surely, genuine “skepticism” is not a position one takes, but rather an approach to evaluating claims.
The Washington Post‘s Michael Gerson recently wrote: The latest findings of the Pew Forum’s massive and indispensable U.S. Religious Landscape Survey reveal some intriguing confusion among Americans on cosmic issues. About 13 percent of evangelicals, it turns out, don’t believe in a personal God, leading to a shameful waste of golf time on Sunday mornings. […]