TITLE

Intelligence Failure

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Barry
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Australasian Science;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts of religious fundamentalists to deny the reality of evolution. The Intelligent Design movement provides an alternative scientific explanation of how all life on Earth emerged. The religious fundamentalists rely on the chapters of Genesis which states that the universe is created in six 24-hour days. The notion of irreducible complexity argues that living organisms are complex to be able for them to work.
ACCESSION #
19470852

 

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