Bill Nye

Science blogs, Christian websites, and even mainstream media outlets have been abuzz the past week regarding the news that prominent science educator Bill Nye will “debate” prominent Christian science-denier Ken Ham. For sites like ours, which are entirely centered around this specific issue, it’s an excited — and apparently, terrifying…

Editor’s note: The following post was written as a preview to the Bill Nye-Ken Ham “debate,” held Feb. 4, 2014. For our reaction following the spectacle, see here. The old online adage “Don’t feed the trolls” is well-known within the evolution-creationism debate, though it’s worded a little differently: “Don’t debate…