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About anaxyrus

Anaxyrus terrestris is the binomial of the southern toad, and the wordpress ID of someone who is married, employed, and otherwise thoroughly boring.

Barry Arrington bans scientists, keeps UD safe for homeschoolers

Like other vocal exponents (Casey Luskin and founding patriarch Phillip Johnson) of Intelligent Design Creationism (IDC), Barry Arrington is a lawyer with no significant background in any of the natural sciences.  IDC is the most recent incarnation of “scientific creationism” … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson on education, religion, and more

With the situation for public educators in Wisconsin and beyond looking so grim, I had to collect a few quotes from Thomas Jefferson for the sake of sanity .   If TJ were alive today, certainly “radio talk show hosts” … Continue reading

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Casey Luskin: heterochrony is evidence against common descent

If you are reading this, and know what heterochrony means, you are probably wondering how on Earth he came to that conclusion.   On the other hand, if you have read anything by Luskin before, you know anything is possible. … Continue reading

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Diogenes gets it right

A while back I stumbled across the blog of a biologist writing under the blogonym of Diogenes.  Last spring he posted a series of articles that hit the core of one of the major problems this country faces: subversion of … Continue reading

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Anaxyrus terrestris now online

Welcome to Blog of Anaxyrus terrestris. I have a job and a family that conspire to keep me very busy, so I don’t know how frequent posts will be.  I am a college professor in the natural sciences living in … Continue reading

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