That point was illustrated last week by the media firestorm that followed
the Kansas Board of Education's vote to omit macro-evolution from the list
of science topics which all students are expected to master. Frantic
scientists and educators warned that Kansas students would no longer be
able to succeed in college or graduate school, and that the future of
science itself was in danger. The New York Times called for a vigorous
counteroffensive, and the lawyers prepared their lawsuits. Obviously, the
cognitive elites are worried about something a lot more important to
themselves than the career prospects of Kansas high school graduates.
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Evolution's Big Bang
Dr. Ray Bohlin
The Cambrian explosion of life has long befuddled evolutionists. New data
have only deepened the mystery and caused a critical rethinking of
cherished evolutionary concepts.
Is God Unconstitutional?
Dr. Phillip E. Johnson brings his acute legal mind to the many issues
surrounding Darwinism. He exposes the deeply philosophical bias for faith
in evolution held by the theory's advocates.
Challenging Darwin's Myths
In this May 95 article published by Moody Magazine, Mark Hartwig criticizes
Darwinists for the unscientific way they promote Darwinian theory while
discrediting the growing recognition of Intelligent Design.
The Church of Darwin
(Article featured in part above) In response to a Kansas state board of education decision, Berkeley Law
professor Phillip E. Johnson lashes out in this Wall Street Journal article:
"Evolution is having serious trouble with the evidence--but its proponents
don't want an honest debate...."
Is the Sky Falling?: The Kansas Evolution Vote
Author and culture-watcher Chuck Colson clarifies the issue of the Kansas
Board of Education's 1999 decision to delete macroevolution as a
requirement for the state's testing guidelines. The issue, he says, is to
teach evolution honestly.
Alabama Insert: A Call for Impartial Science
Follow-up to the Alabama Textbook Report, Norris Anderson elaborates on
some of the key issues contained in the state-provided Insert, and offers some commentary
on the backlash since the release of the report.
Curriculum Controversies in Biology
Access Research Network
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Hearing, August 21, 1998, Seattle,
Washington, on Curriculum Controversies in Biology. Includes testimony from Dr. Stephen Meyer.
The Gorbachev of Darwinism
Much is made of the "creation vs. evolution" debate. One should note,
however, that both sides have serious internal disagreements among its own
adherents. This article explores some of the disagreements within the
Teaching intelligent design as religion and science?
William A. Dembski
It is a mistake to teach intelligent design as religion. Intelligent design
is properly a scientific research program. To teach it as religion is not
only to confuse what it is, but also to give up an incredible advantage in
the culture wars. Intelligent design is the key to dislodging the
materialism in our culture. It needs to be taught correctly and in the
correct context, namely, in a science classroom.
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