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Postby BathTub » Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:42 am

TalkOrigins are attempting to purchase the rights to Expelled: No Intelligence allowed.

http://pandasthumb.org/archives/2011/06 ... rigin.html

As most of you already know, the production company Premise Media went bankrupt. Their execrable propaganda film, “Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed”, is on the auction block. The online auction is proceeding now, and will end on Tuesday, June 28th.

The auction promises that besides all available rights and interests in the finished film itself (there is an existing distribution contract), the winner will get all the production materials and rights to them. Want to know what was in the rest of the interviews with Richard Dawkins and PZ Myers? I know I would like to have that material archived and made available to the public, among other things that Premise Media found inconvenient to include in their film.

There was talk among individuals on “After the Bar Closes” about the auction. Kristine Harley pointed out that, depending on exactly what is in the production materials, there may well be “Wedge Document 2” in there somewhere. When the “academic freedom” label on religious antievolution goes to court, it could be very handy to have those materials on hand.

But any one individual is unlikely to have the wherewithal to make the winning bid on this.

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Postby BathTub » Sat Jun 25, 2011 9:31 pm

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Postby rufustfirefly » Tue Jun 28, 2011 6:53 pm

According to PZ, someone unnamed paid 201 Gs for it. Would it be accurate to say that is about 201 times what it's worth?
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Postby Whateverman » Tue Jun 28, 2011 9:06 pm

Pretty sure that estimate is inflated by several orders of magnitude
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Postby BathTub » Tue Jun 28, 2011 10:07 pm

201 times 0 is still 0.
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