George Will: A Debate That Does Not End
George F. Will is a hero to some conservatives, but unfortunately they tend not to be the types of conservatives who oppose the teaching of evolution. This column is typical Will, in that he gives us some ponderous thoughts on the Scopes trial ('The most widely publicized misdemeanor case in American history') and waits until the third from last paragraph to give us this:
The problem with intelligent-design theory is not that it is false but that it is not falsifiable: Not being susceptible to contradicting evidence, it is not a testable hypothesis. Hence it is not a scientific but a creedal tenet—a matter of faith, unsuited to a public school's science curriculum.