A Lively New Interview with Expelled writer Kevin Miller
Over at alivingdog.com, blogger Gord Wilson has just posted a lengthy interview with the lead writer of Expelled, Kevin Miller. The interview is enlightening on several levels, and covers a wide range of topics from media suppression, to the lawsuits against the film, to Richard Dawkins appearance. Well worth reading.
G: I would say what his argument doesn't explain is Richard Dawkins. It doesn't explain why he's so passionate, why he's so smart, why he writes so well. And if he's right, the game's over.You can read the full interview here.
K: Why does it matter to him? I came to that question over and over. Why does he want to become an evangelist for an idea that doesn't matter? That's why I find C.S. Lewis' book, Miracles, so fascinating, because he wrote that in the 1940s or something, completely prescient about people like Richard Dawkins coming in the future. In the first five chapters, Lewis destroys any argument before it ever gets voiced. Someone else featured in the film whom I thought was a real decent individual is Will Provine. He doesn't believe in free will. He doesn't believe in anything, and yet he is so passionate about essentially nothing. Those are some of the things I find so intriguing.