Ben Stein says …

Darwinism asks us to believe that one day there was nothing but mud and ooze, and the next day there was life, and very soon after there was intelligent life. – Assist News Service, April 10, 2008.

and R. Nick Gorton replies

Um, Ben. I think you got those two confused. It’s religion (and in particular your brand of religion) that asks us to believe β€œone day there was nothing but mud and ooze, and the next day there was life, and very soon after there was intelligent life.” Science thinks that process took several billion years.