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Creationists Demand Airtime on ‘Cosmos’ for the Sake of Scientific Balance: AUDIO

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Answers in Genesis, the Ken Ham-led ministry dedicated to creationism, hasn’t been too thrilled about Neil deGrasse Tyson’s revival of the TV series Cosmos. After all, the show is centered on a scientifically backed exploration of the origin of life and our place in the universe and hasn’t once featured a creationist perspective! 

Answers in genesisRight Wing Watch reports that Danny Faulkner of Answers in Genesis and the Creation Museum appeared on The Janet Mefferd Show on Thursday to criticize Cosmos, saying “creationists aren’t even on the radar screen for them, they wouldn’t even consider us plausible at all.”

Added Mefferd:

“Boy, but when you have so many scientists who simply do not accept Darwinian evolution it seems to me that that might be something to throw in there, you know, the old, ‘some scientists say this, others disagree and think this,’ but that’s not even allowed.”

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SXSW 2014: Neil deGrasse Tyson Proves Science is 'Cool' Again - VIDEO

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Sxsw_2014_bugSXSW - Austin's annual tech, film, and music festival - is currently underway and has brought in thousands of film buffs, tech geeks, actors, and musicians from across the globe to meet, mingle, and enjoy the coolest city in Texas. And with the Interactive portion of the festival drawing to a close, what better time to look back on the things we've learned at SXSW 2014 so far.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Proves Science is "Cool" Again

If SXSW is any indicator of the current times, then we are at the dawn of a new renaissance in scientific interest and inquiry.

Famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, who was at SXSW as a keynote speaker and also to premiere his new show COSMOS (which aired globally Sunday night) has been championing all week the idea that science is slowly but surely becoming “mainstream.”

Said Tyson:

“I see the pendulum swinging back. We’ve spent a couple decades where it was fashionable to deny science in a big way, in an audacious way …The tone has shifted. I think the geek culture is rising up within the broader culture…It is a culture that will one day run the country and perhaps the world. And they do not fear science, they embrace science.”

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