Teaching Evolution

A blog devoted to teaching evolution, both in our schools and in our communities.

Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Packed house hears evolution arguments

In Kansas City, Kansas, there's talk of increasing the emphasis on earth science and decreasing the emphasis on biology. Make no mistake, this is all about evolution vs. creation:

Hundreds filed into Schlagle High School in Kansas City, Kan., for the first public hearing on proposed revisions to the Kansas science standards. The auditorium, which seats 500, was full as individuals spoke before a committee charged with presenting a proposal to the Kansas Board of Education....

“We cannot hide our heads in the sand and continue to teach the misconceptions of evolution to our youth without exposing them to the truths of intelligent design,” Christenson said. Many scientists now believe that intelligent design “answers many more questions” than Darwin's theory, she said.

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