A discussion on what to do with a scientist who is (gasp!) a creationist has erupted at the Chronicle of Higher Education:
I just found out that one of the post docs in the lab is a creationist....Does anyone have any stories or advice on dealing with this? I am open minded about things, but I don’t see how I could trust someone’s research if the blindly reject facts in favor of beliefs (would you trust a priest who told you he didn’t believe in God?).
And a helpful reply:
Where did they get their PhD? By mail order... Sheesh.
Ah, the academy. Always marked by open inquiry and tolerance.