posted on Feb, 3 2006 @ 11:29 AM
I am sure you have all heard of the case of the school board of Dover, a small farming community in western Pennsylvania, becoming the first in
America to adopt the theory of intelligent design. This case was defeated in court.
'After 40 days of trial, Judge John E Jones III ruled against the school board, stating: "We have addressed the seminal question of whether ID
is science. We have concluded that it is not, and moreover that ID cannot uncouple itself from its creationist, and thus religious,
It seems that the far christian right in America is adopting Intelligent Design as a backdoor, into schools to introduce religion into the schools
system. In the Uk where I come from this simply would not be tolerated. I can accept it as being taught as philosophy, which it is.
TScience is the observation of something and drawing conclusions from it.
The ID theory actually explains nothing, all it does is refute evolution. It puts nothing in its place except an ID, but doesn't say how that might
Fundamentalism in any aspect should not be tolerated, this kind of action is no better than The Taleban in Afganhistan, emposing religious
Church and State must be seperate.
What do you see as the benefits and or disadvantages of having intelligent design?
Is it right it should be taught as Science in Schools?
Should it be muted as a philosophy?
What do you think the effects of it will be for America and the world if it is left unchecked?
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[edit on 3-2-2006 by DontTreadOnMe]