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How to Talk to a Creationist - Colbert sets the Standard

Colbert eats a creationist for breakfast.

How to Talk to a Creationist - Colbert sets the Standard

FF: Someone wiser than I am once told me it's better not to argue with irrational people. That's usually true, but not always. At this point I'm turning the post over to my co-blogger Higgs.

Higgs: Hi people. Higgs here. I wanted to share this video which shows one of my favorite humans, Stephen Colbert, toying with a creationist the way a cat would play with a mouse before devouring it. Colbert’s swipes are so quick and skillful that his prey isn’t even sure he’s being eaten for breakfast. Enjoy.  

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In pursuit of her stories, writer Faye Flam has weathered storms in Greenland, gotten frost nip at the South Pole, and floated weightless aboard NASA’s zero-g plane. She has a degree in geophysics from the California Institute of Technology and started her writing career with the Economist. She later took on the particle physics and cosmology beat at Science Magazine before coming to the Inquirer in 1995. Her previous science column, “Carnal Knowledge,” ran from 2005 to 2008. Her new column and blog, Planet of the Apes, explores the topic of evolution and runs here and in the Inquirer’s health section each Monday. Email Faye at fflam@phillynews.com. Reach Planet of the at fflam@phillynews.com.

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