Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis and Creation Museum and Bill Nye “The Science Guy” who is also an Emmy Award-winning science educator and CEO of the Planetary Society will be debating on Creationism. The event is labeled as the “debate of the decade” and also claimed that the tickets to attend live were completely sold out within two minutes of release.
The debate is sponged by Answers in Genesis and is to be held in the 900-seat Legacy Hall lecture arena at the Creation Museum. You do not want to miss this debate, though you may not fully agree or disagree with both speakers. You may stream live on debatelive.org or also Google+ Hangouts On Air through YouTube.
The Question that Dare not to be Asked
The sheer vehemence of the protest fascinates me. Why is it so strong? Furthermore, why is it only in connection with this area of intellectual endeavour that I have ever heard an eminent scientist (with a Nobel Prize to his name, no less) say in a public lecture in Oxford: ‘You must not question evolution’? After all, scientists have dared to question even Newton and Einstein. Indeed, most of us were (rightly – dare I say?) brought up to believe that questioning standard wisdom was one of the most important ways in which science grows. All science, however well established, benefits from being periodically questioned. So why is there such a taboo on questioning evolution? Why is this, and only this, particular area of science a no-go area, fenced off from being questioned?
 John C. Lennox, God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? (England: Lion Hudson Plc, 2009), 95.