Debating Design

Munro, Neil
January 2006
National Journal;1/7/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p36
The article presents a debate over intelligent design versus the arguments for or against the theory of evolution by Charles Darwin. To undermine the authority of evolution, intelligent-design advocates publish what they say are scientific critiques of evolution, highlight what they call deleterious political consequences of the theory's ascendance, and press school boards to include criticisms of evolution in school curriculum. The writing of the Kansas Science Education Standards, which guide the teaching of science in the state's schools, is on dispute.


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