prof myersOctober 26, 2012, St. Cloud, MN – Self-avowed "godless liberal" and noted atheist Paul Zachary "PZ" Myers will be speaking in St. Cloud on Monday, November 19th in the Mississippi Room at the St. Cloud Public Library. His talk is entitled "The Evolution of Creationism". This program, sponsored by the Central Minnesota Freethinkers, begins at 7:00 pm and is open and free to the public.

Dr. Myers is a professor of evolutionary development biology and the author of the award-winning Pharyngula science blog, hosted on both the Science Blogs and Freethought Blogs blog networks. He is currently an associate professor of biology at the University of Minnesota Morris (UMM).

Dr. Myers is a powerful activist in the American creation/evolution controversy. He is an outspoken critic of all forms of religion, superstition, supernaturalism, spirituality and pseudoscience and he is especially strong in his criticism of the Creationist Movement and their focus on Intelligent Design.

Central Minnesota Freethinkers is a St. Cloud area organization of humanists, rationalists, free-thinkers, atheists and agnostics who work to foster a community of rationality and reason in Central Minnesota.