Let's Teach the Controversy of Evolut...

Let's Teach the Controversy of Evolution vs Intelligent Design

There are 4 comments on the Daily Kos story from May 6, 2013, titled Let's Teach the Controversy of Evolution vs Intelligent Design. In it, Daily Kos reports that:

No, really. Lets do it. Let's bring Intelligent Design into the science classroom.

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Since: Apr 12

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#1 May 7, 2013
Brilliant article, from an actual scientist too.

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#2 May 7, 2013
Its good although I think he has underestimated the argumentativeness of ID proponents. You don't get multiple threads with 100,000+ posts just because someone is arguing that complexity could not evolve - that's just Behe's line. You would also have to destroy the arguments of Dembski, Sanford, Berlinski, and others. Not that this is a bad thing - they are all talking crap - but it is not going to happen in a single lesson or even 10 lessons.

Attacking pseudoscience head on in the classroom would be a good way to teach though!

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Since: Mar 09

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#3 May 7, 2013
Waiting for holocaust denial to enter the history classroom.

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Since: Sep 08

Everett, WA

#4 Jun 12, 2013
LowellGuy wrote:
Waiting for holocaust denial to enter the history classroom.
A valid point since percentage wise there are four times as many historians that are holocaust deniers than there are biologists that are creationists.

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