Here’s Roger Moore‘s smackdown of Expelled.
Knowing Mark Mathis and his ilk, though, the producers will probably combine four of these reviews and say the movie received four stars.
“Expelled” relies on the viewer’s inability or unwillingness to wrestle with a complex corner of science, double-talking its way toward a “must be a miracle” solution to anything that science may not claim to have an answer for. Dismiss that for having no basis in fact, and you’re infringing on “academic freedom.”
That’s not it at all, Ben. And really, when academia, the courts, the opinions of the educated have all weighed in on this subject on that “other side,” who’s the real monkey in this “debate”?
And in case you haven’t seen it yet, here’s the Richard Dawkins Foundation parody of the movie:
If nothing else, watch it for Dawkins’ line at the very end of the video 🙂