USA Today has a front-page article on the impact of Flying Spaghetti Monsterism (March 27th, 2006). The article discusses Bobby Hendersonâs exciting new book, The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
Dan Vergano of USA TODAYwrites
But not everyone finds the FSM so amusing.
Itâs too bad that theyâll get attention for this sort of drivel when we have a robust scientific research program that the media doesnât seem to want to write much about,
Discovery Institute spokesman Robert Crowther said in an e-mail interview. The Seattle-based institute is the leading think tank for intelligent-design advocates.
Iâm puzzled. It seems the main output of Discoveryâs ârobust scientific research programâ has been books like Beheâs âDarwinâs Black Box,â or Phillip Johnsonâs âDarwin on Trial.â So, by publishing a book about His Noodly Appendage, isnât Henderson performing research as robust as that of the Discovery Institute?