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Passion of the Penguins

The Science Times section of the New York Times ran a story yesterday describing how the increasingly popular documentary ?March of the Penguins? is being used by conservatives to justify their positions on abortion, monogamy and intelligent design. One conservative film critic is calling the film ?Passion of the Penguins.? Huh? I?ve seen this movie, and what are these people talking about? Here?s the evidence the article presents:A writer for World Magazine, a Christian publication,

Alison McCook
The Science Times section of the New York Times ran a story yesterday describing how the increasingly popular documentary ?March of the Penguins? is being used by conservatives to justify their positions on abortion, monogamy and intelligent design. One conservative film critic is calling the film ?Passion of the Penguins.? Huh? I?ve seen this movie, and what are these people talking about? Here?s the evidence the article presents:A writer for World Magazine, a Christian publication, argued that the images of starved penguins sludging through sub-freezing temperatures on the hopes that their fragile offspring will survive present a ?strong case for intelligent design,? tempered with a "some might suppose."Rich Lowry, editor for the National Review, told attendees at a conference for young Republicans last month that the movie, and its avian stars, endorse monogamy.One Ohio minister has organized theater trips to see the movie, saying it represents Christian living. ?Some of...

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