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Life and dignity with Wesley J. Smith.

I’m Certified as an “American Loon”



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Ha! Two anonymous bloggers who operate something called The Encyclopedia of American Loons, have listed me as a member of their aviary.  From the Wesley J. Smith entry:

Diagnosis: More careful, and less obviously insane than many of his fellow [Discovery Institute] Fellows, Smith is nevertheless driven by dogma in selecting which evidence he chooses to endorse. He enjoys a rather high profile, and must be considered dangerous.

Gosh, I hope so.

I am apparently a loon because the authors disagree with me about matters ranging from embryonic stem cell research to Terri Schiavo. But the Encyclopedia doesn’t state exactly where I am mistaken, why my views make me certifiable, or what “dogma” drives me. They just lazily link to articles that have been critical of my work.

Pretty funny. But I do wish they would use a picture of me that isn’t ten years old. I’ve shaved fellows!



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