We Are SVP - the Movie

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The Society of Vertebrate Paleontology has come up with a very well-produced video introduction to the Society.

The Society’s website says

WE ARE SVP is a 33-minute video that tells the inside story of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology – who we are, what we do, and why our work is important for science and society. The video is introduced and narrated by Sam Waterston, the long-time star of “LAW & ORDER.”

While the whole video is worthwhile, some of you may want to go straight to Chapter 4, “Evolution Vs. Creationism.” It’s got Kevin Padian and more., Go ahead - you know you want to.

Cheers, Dave

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Society of vertebrate paleotology (SVP) ,founded in 1940, the society now has almost 2,200 members representing professionals, students, artists, preparators, and others interested in VP.They have come out with a very nice video about their society. W... Read More

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In the SVP video, I thought that Robert Bakker made a good point about old time preachers doing paleontology, and the young guy, Lyson, getting his creationist relatives to back off by showing them evidence. I guess that is the challenge, how to present the evidence, how to get it out there. Museums and videos are a good start.

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