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Aurangzeb as he was


One of the strangest historical oddities is that the more popular a fact grows; its authenticity becomes still more doubtful.

Some events which have no truth at all get propagated and people believe in them, because they are told again and again. Those ‘facts’ remain immune from criticism and investigation.

The Useless Appendix and Other Darwinian Myths

-  Casey Luskin

At the Center for Science & Culture's Facebook page, a commenter asks how we would respond to a graphic that is making the Internet rounds, humorously imagining a dialogue between God and an angel. It's a conversation about "intelligent design," with the angel playing the role of the skeptic and challenging God to explain some puzzling human anatomical features. The short dialogue includes this exchange: