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Wednesday, February 09, 2005

creationists and the science classroom

Guardian Special Report, Religious right fights science for the heart of America.

"Science teachers believe that the genteel questioning of the intelligent design movements masks a larger project to discredit an entire body of rational thought. If the Kansas state school board allows science teachers to question evolution, where will it stop? Will religious teachers bring their beliefs into the classroom?

'They are trying to create a climate where anything an individual teacher wants to include in science class can be considered science,' said Harry McDonald, a retired biology teacher and president of Kansas Citizens for Science Education. 'They want to redefine science.'"

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