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New Geocentrist Propaganda Film

13 Apr 2014, 23:59 UTC
New Geocentrist Propaganda Film
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The past week or so, there's been a little noise around the scientific community about how some prominent names in the physics community such as Lawrence Krauss & Michio Kaku have appeared in the trailer of a 'documentary' film promoting Biblical Geocentrism. It's been written about on several science blogs:Bad Astronomy: The Principle: A Documentary About Geocentrism. Yeah, I Know.NPR: Why Physicists Are In A Film Promoting An Earth-Centered UniverseLaurence Krauss responded at Future Tense: I Have No Idea How I Ended Up in That Stupid Geocentrism Documentary. Actress Kate Mulgrew who was the narrator, reports that she felt the agreement misrepresented the motives of the producers (GeekOSystem: OH THANK GOD: Kate Mulgrew Is Mad About the Geocentric Documentary, Too).I don't regard the scientists statements of not remembering being interviewed as a surprise. Some of these people spend a large fraction of their time doing narrations and interviews like this and after awhile they start to look alike. In addition, I strongly suspect that after agreeing to narrate a production, even if they realized later that the party had misrepresented their motives, changing their mind at that point might be a breach of contract inviting all kinds of legal grief. ...

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