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April 2nd, 2008
Episode 92 of 303 episodes
In the upcominga pro-Intelligent Design documentary Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed (starring comedy actor Ben Stein), severalnotable scientists speak in support of science and evolution, including evolutionary biologist (and outspoken atheist) Richard Dawkins, science blogger PZ Meyers, and Skeptics Society founder Michael Shermer. As Swoopy finds out this week when she talks with Dawkins and Shermer,Expelled isnot the film these scientists agreed to be a part of—nor were their experiencesat advanced screenings what they expected….