Thursday, February 17, 2005


Faith Destroying

Deidra Pike of the Tucson Weekly takes an in depth look at the debate over teaching intelligent design in this article. She says,
"Arizona Sen. Karen Johnson (R-Mesa) co-sponsored a bill that would've required the state's science teachers 'to present evidence that supports and evidence that does not support the theory of evolution,' To Johnson, a Christian fundamentalist, the teaching of evolution in the schools isn't simply unfair; it could be 'faith-destroying,' she says. 'It's hard for me to understand how evolution can get put into school science programs and get stuffed down the throats of those who don't want to hear it and who don't believe it anyway,' Johnson says. "Children should choose what they want to believe. ..."

A must read.


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