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6. Snelling (1988, p. 18) points out that Wysong (1976, p. 370)
reports a gold chain found in U.S. coal. Wysong describes the
June 9, 1891 discovery of a gold chain in coal by a Mrs. S.W. Culp
of Morrisonville, Illinois, citing the _Morrisonville Times_ of
June 11, 1891 as his only source. Walter Brown's 1989 book, _In
the Beginning..._, also reports a gold chain found in coal, for
which he cites three sources: Noorbergen (1977), pp. 41-42 of
which describe and cite the _Morrisonville Times_ article; an
article in the January 1979 _Bible-Science Newsletter_ which I
have not obtained; and a letter in the June 1976 _Creation
Research Society Quarterly_ which is about a spoon allegedly found
in coal and says nothing about gold chains. A list of "fossilized
technology" claims and their sources, including some involving
coal (but no gold chains) may be found in Corliss (1978, pp. 651-
7. This is a reference to the 1980 case of Emma C. Smith
Elementary School in Livermore, Calif., where teacher Ray Baird
used materials from the ICR to indoctrinate students with
creationism and apparently succeeded in converting some of them to
atheism. Plimer had discussed this case earlier in the debate.
Price's book gives a good summary (Price 1990, pp. 143-158).
8. I chose these examples not because they are the only ones
available but because they are the best ones I am familiar with,
having viewed the videotape of the Kitcher debate several times
and read a transcript of the Saladin debate.
_Acts & Facts_ 1988. "Evolutionist Debater Descends to All-Time
Low." (June) 17:3,5.
Bridgstock, Martin 1986. "What is the Creation Science Foundation
Ltd.?" In Bridgstock and Smith (1986), pp. 66-71.
---- 1990. "The Creation Science Controversy." (book review)
_Search_ (July/August) 21:172-173.
Bridgstock, Martin and Smith, Ken (editors) 1986. _Creationism: An
Australian Perspective_. Melbourne: Australian Skeptics.
Corliss, William R. 1978. _Ancient Man: A Handbook of Puzzling
Artifacts_. Glen Arm, Md.: The Sourcebook Project.
Creation Science Foundation 1991. _A Response to Deception: An
Expos of Barry Price's Book *The Creation Science
Controversy*_. Third edition. Sunnybank, Australia:
Creation Science Foundation, Ltd.
Hakeem, Michael 1991. "The Proposed Killing of Freethinkers."
_Freethought Today_ (August) 8:6-7.
Hyman, Ray 1987. "Proper Criticism." _Skeptical Briefs_ (May) 3:4-
5. Reprinted in Hyman (1989), pp. 437-441.
---- 1989. _The Elusive Quarry: A Scientific Appraisal of
Psychical Research_. Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books.
Mackay, John 1986. "Fossil Bolts and Fossil Hats." _Creation Ex
Malcolm, David 1987. "Creation Debate." _The Newcastle Herald_,
Marty, Martin E. 1983. "Burdened Schoolmasters." _Christian
Century_ (28 September) 100:863.
McIver, Tom 1988. "Christian Reconstructionism, Post-millenialism,
and Creationism." _Creation/Evolution Newsletter_
(January/February) 8:10-11, 14-17.
_Media Information Australia_ 1990. "Apology to Creation Science
Foundation Ltd." (February) #55:64.
Noorbergen, Rene 1977. _Secrets of the Lost Races: New Discoveries
of Advanced Technology in Ancient Civilizations_.
Plimer, Ian 1986. "Creation Science--The Work of the Devil." _The
Australian Geologist_ (20 December) #61:3-7.
---- 1987a. "Creation Debate." _The Newcastle Herald_, March 16.
---- 1987b. "Challenge to Creation 'Scientists'." _The Newcastle
Herald_, April 22.
---- 1989. "Communication with Fanatical Fundamentalists." _Media
Information Australia_ (February) #51:10-12.
---- 1991. "The Price of Liberty is Eternal Vigilance." _Alumni
Papers_ (University of New South Wales), March/April/May, pp.
Porteous, Skipp 1991. "Reconstructive Criticism." _Free Inquiry_
Price, Barry 1990. _The Creation Science Controversy_. Sydney,
Australia: Millenium Books.
---- 1991. "A Matrix of Malice." _Alumni Papers_ (University of
New South Wales), March/April/May, p. 4.
Rendle-Short, J. 1988. "Creation Science Foundation Ltd. Statement
Re: The Allegedly 'Missing' $92,363." Single page statement
dated July 19.
Roberts, Steve, and Mendham, Tim 1988. "News Report: Gish/Plimer
Debate." _The Skeptic_ (Australian) (Winter) 7:10-13.
Snelling, Andrew 1988 "Creation Science: A Response to Professor
Plimer." _Australian Geologist_ (20 September) #68:16-21.
Snelling, Andrew and Mackay, John 1984. "Coal, Volcanism and
Noah's Flood." _Ex Nihilo Technical Journal_ 1:11-29.
Tucker, Jeffrey 1989. "Puritanism Comes Full Circle." _Liberty_
Weinberg, Stan 1986. "Creation-Evolution Literature from
Australia." _Creation/Evolution Newsletter_
Wysong, R.L. 1976. _The Creation-Evolution Controversy: Toward a
Rational Solution_. East Lansing, Mich.: Inquiry Press.
(End of James Lippard's "How not to argue with creationists".)
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