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Scientists' beef with ID moviemakers

Scientists say they were duped into agreeing to interviews for an upcoming movie promoting intelligent design. In a __New York Times__ linkurl:article;http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/27/science/27expelled.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1 today, evolutionary biologist linkurl:Richard Dawkins;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/14767 says he would not have agreed to appear in the movie had he known what it was about, while anthropologist Eugenie Scott claims she was also misled. linkurl:"Expelled:

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Scientists say they were duped into agreeing to interviews for an upcoming movie promoting intelligent design. In a __New York Times__ linkurl:article;http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/27/science/27expelled.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1 today, evolutionary biologist linkurl:Richard Dawkins;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/14767 says he would not have agreed to appear in the movie had he known what it was about, while anthropologist Eugenie Scott claims she was also misled. linkurl:"Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed";http://www.expelledthemovie.com/home.php examines the linkurl:persecution;http://www.the-scientist.com/news/display/38440/ of scientists who dare to question Darwinism. In a trailer, Ben Stein, the movie's narrator, proclaims that "scientists are not allowed to even think thoughts that involve an intelligent creator." Dawkins told the __Times__ that he was under the impression he was being interviewed for a movie called "Crossroads," which would examine the interface between science and religion. P.Z. Myers, a University of Minnesota professor, described his similar experience working with the movie's makers on his linkurl:blog;http://tinyurl.com/24u2go, Pharyngula. Myers wrote, "... not telling one of the sides in a...

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