Thursday, February 23, 2006


Let 'intelligent design' and science rumble

Let 'intelligent design' and science rumble - Los Angeles Times: "Should 'Intelligent DESIGN' be taught in school alongside the theory of evolution?

That's the question being tried in a federal court in Pennsylvania, where 11 parents have sued to block the teaching of intelligent design in Dover's high school. But it's the wrong question. A national debate over how best to explain the complexity of living organisms would better serve our children, and adults too...

...Using complex statistics, intelligent-design theorists contend that natural selection fails to fully explain life's complexity, thus alternative explanations to evolution should be considered. As a rule, they don't speculate over who or what did the designing." [News]

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