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  •  Continuing my evolution education (5+ / 0-)
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    I came across Dr Carl Werner whose texts are faves of both the homeschooling set and also conservative schoolboards looking for a Creationist tome to counter the Darwinist plot against their children.

    After much searching, (his bio said Werner was a prodigy, earning his MD at age 23. However he began his career in 1977 as a freshman and was not licensed until 1986. He is currently an ER doc and describes himself as FP though it is not certain if he is boarded.

    He is supposedly a 30 year critic of evolution who thinks birds prove that evolution is not possible and doubts that whales were ever land animals    

    •  Interesting how these folks continue to surface. (3+ / 0-)
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      Ignorance binds them together in their fear of what is fact.  Sad for the kids being raised that way.  The more of these people who find a forum the more I fear for the future of our world.  How will we ever get them suppressed once and for all?  Or at least relegated to the fringes of notice where they belong?  Will the media not come to its senses and stop propagating their nonsense?

      Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.--Edward Everett

      by possum on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 02:00:14 PM PDT

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      •  I spent an hour trying to unearth his (4+ / 0-)
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        CV but never found it. I finally found my info from blogs by his followers who had spoken with him and querying various professional organizations.
        Kind of odd for such a famous person who is such a prodigy. Also, while I know from around 1972 to 1981, there were innovative medical school programs which substantially reduced the number of years needed, I can find no mention of such a program at his alma mater.
        Just odd to have an MD so insulated from the public as most docs will pull up over a dozen hits or more on Google. At any rate, his followers are precious. One who billed herself as an author, public speaker, psychologist, mother of six and homeschooler, noted that her scarf did not turn into a shirt which shows how things do not change like evolution claims. Also she noted that no rats were born from the sweater disproving spontaneous generation. This from a putative psychologist?    

        •  Oh, boy. (3+ / 0-)
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          Sounds like that group of nuts is well suited to one another.  Maybe the psychologist has her own mental issues.

          I did a search as you must have.  Not much out there.  Unusual as you say.  He is either really flying under the professional radar or something is really, really wrong.  Who can tell?

          Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.--Edward Everett

          by possum on Mon Sep 27, 2010 at 02:19:18 PM PDT

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