Creationism Coverage Insults Reader's Intelligence

I just read my first issue of The Scientist and am relieved I had not yet paid for the subscription. Please take my name off your mailing list. You have insulted my intelligence by your treatment of creationism versus evolution [The Scientist, November 17, 1986, pp. 10-11]. The presentation is totally one-sided. Apparently, you do not believe your readers can be trusted to make up their own minds about controversial issues. I am not interested in a publication that cannot present both sides of a

By | January 12, 1987

I just read my first issue of The Scientist and am relieved I had not yet paid for the subscription. Please take my name off your mailing list.

You have insulted my intelligence by your treatment of creationism versus evolution [The Scientist, November 17, 1986, pp. 10-11]. The presentation is totally one-sided.

Apparently, you do not believe your readers can be trusted to make up their own minds about controversial issues. I am not interested in a publication that cannot present both sides of an issue and let its readers exercise their own wisdom and judgment.

I am not committed to either side of the controversy, but would like more information before choosing sides. Your biased treatment leads me to think that you must be hiding something that would weaken your case.

-Brian Nordstrom Embry-Riddlle
Aeronautical University
3200 N. Willow Creek Rd.
Prescott, AZ 86301-8662

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