Those crazy rascals behind [_Expelled_](http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2007/08/im_gonna_be_a_movie_star.php) have some new games they want to play: they've put out a [casting call for victims of persecution](http://pandasthumb.org/archives/2007/10/you-too-could-b.html). It's a pitiful plea, but it will probably net a nice collection of complaints — because it's true. We do reject Intelligent Design from the academy, from science, and from science education, and there's a very good reason for that: it's the same reason we reject astrology, alchemy, creationism, haruspication, necromancy, ornithomancy, and witchcraft from our science courses. _Because they aren't science_.
[Taylor Kessinger gets it](http://wildcat.arizona.edu/home/index.cfm?event=displayArticle&ustory_id=676838ec-92d8-4aca-adcc-61507e2616b0). He's a junior at the University of Arizona who wrote a nice, lucid opinion piece for the school paper.
**Continue reading** ["The Discovery Institute doesn't like smart college students" (on Pharyngula)](http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2007/10/the_discovery_institute_doesnt.php)