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Ken Ham and the Failures of Creation Science

30 Jan 2014, 01:33 UTC
Ken Ham and the Failures of Creation Science
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It's been out for a while that Ken Ham (wikipedia) of the Creation Museum in Kentucky (wikipedia) will be debating Bill Nye "the Science Guy" (wikipedia). The debate is scheduled for 7PM Tuesday, February 4, 2014 and you can sign up for information on the live-streaming at debatelive.org.This debate apparently arose in response to Bill Nye's video 'Creationism is Not for Children' (YouTube).Ken Ham has released a video response, 'Ken Ham Responds to Bill Nye "The Humanist Guy"' (YouTube).Maybe Ken Ham needs some press to revive his fortunes…In the video, Ken Ham tries to make this debate about science vs .God but that's a serious exaggeration. It is about science vs. Ken Ham's (and his followers) interpretation of God, and more specifically, a BOOK. I know many Christians who are uncomfortable with the insistence of Young-Earth creationists and other Biblical 'literalists' that God be small enough to fit in just one book.In his video response, Ken Ham again taps on his bizarre claims of a distinction between "historical" vs. "observational" science. I've written a lot about this false distinction used by creationists and other pseudo-scientists (see references below).But if we want to check out the success rate of the science ...

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