Wallis, Claudia; August, Melissa; Caplan, Jeremy; Chu, Jeff; Richards, Constance E.; Healy, Rita; Maag, Christopher; Norman, Bud; Pitluk, Adam; Ressner, Jeffrey; Scully, Sean
August 2005
Time;8/15/2005, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p26
Focuses on the controversy surrounding the teaching of evolutionary biology and intelligent design in American public schools. View of U.S. President George W. Bush that lessons in evolutionary biology should be combined with a discussion of intelligent design; View of intelligent design supporters that the theory provides a subtler way of finding evidence of God's fingerprints in nature that traditional creationism; Review of how evolutionary biology is regarded as one of the best supported ideas in science; History of the conflict regarding what theory should be taught in American public schools; Comparison of intelligent design theory to evolutionary biology; Review of how each theory would be taught in the classroom.


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