We'll probably never know for sure, but I'm pretty certain that the evolution v. intelligent design debate will rage on.
Blogcritics is keeping you up to date on the latest happenings with the attempts to alter Kansas' science education curriculum in the name of ... well ... they say it's "objectivity."
The Bible, which has not been updated in over 2000 years, is most decidedly not a science book. Charles Darwin's controversial 1859 bestseller, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the...
Posted to Culture by Margaret Romao Toigo on May 12, 2005 09:59 AM
Intelligent Design Proponents Attempt Experimental Science
Intelligent Design theorists attempt to mate humans and chimpanzees, hoping to show that none of the women will become impregnated, thus refuting Darwinism. Satire.
Posted to Culture by a-[e] on May 11, 2005 07:51 PM
Why Bother with Kansas
The real issue for these people is their belief that evolutionary theory undercuts religious faith. Does it? For some it probably does though knowledge of evolution isn't required for either atheism or agnosticism. In fact, evolution alone isn't even a good argument for disbelief since the question of God is entirely a metaphysical question.
Posted by a-[e] on May 10, 2005 12:39 PM
'Intelligent Design' in Kansas: The Right's Attack on Families
There is a deep irony in the attempt to excise evolution from the science curriculum, just as there is in the move to allow prayer in schools or to have the Ten Commandments posted in classrooms. The very groups that advocate so-called "proper" parenting seem to want to cede parental responsibility to the state, turning Uncle Sam into a surrogate father.
Posted to Culture by Pete Blackwell on May 09, 2005 08:06 PM
Kansas school board endlessly debates evolution
A Kansas high school student weighs in. "When you're having a scientific debate, a 'balanced picture' is not based on a referendum of the opinions of the general populace. It's not based on the opinions of church leaders. Science is not decided by referendum, it's decided by scientists, and to try and make it into a public referendum issue is idiotic and medieval."
Posted to Politics by Leoniceno on May 06, 2005 07:39 PM
Kansas Board of Education Much Less Evolved Than Previously Thought, Says Researcher
"In fact, some of these people have actually devolved during the 80 years since the Scopes 'Monkey' trial," says Bill Thornton, chief DNA specialist with the National School Board Evolution Analysis Project.
Posted to Culture by Robert Brady on May 5, 2005 09:36 PM