A lot of this discussion has moved in the direction of whether scientists should debate creationists. You might want to read this piece by Lawrence Krauss
in today's WSJ.
Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in several exciting panel discussions at the World Science Festival in New York City. But the most dramatic encounter took place at the panel strangely titled "Science, Faith and Religion." I had been conscripted to join the panel after telling one of the organizers that I saw no reason to have it. After all, there was no panel on science and astrology, or science and witchcraft. So why one on science and religion?
Even a blind man knows when the sun is shining, he can feel it.