Right Angles


It was a bright and cold December morning and I was up to my elbows in bread dough when my doorbell rang. The dog barked at full volume, and my preschool daughter zipped past me as I brushed the flour from my hands and followed her to the door. There waited a tall, professionally dressed, blond young woman, smiling confidently as if she were arriving for a job interview. She offered me… Read More

Background: Anthropologist Eugenie (“Genie”) Scott received her BS and MS from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her PhD in Physical Anthropology from the University of Missouri. As a young college professor in the 1970s, she attended a debate between her mentor-professor James Gavan and creation scientist Duane Gish. She left appalled. “After seeing the enthusiasm with which the audience received Gish and his message, the cold water of the social and political… Read More