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WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. National Academy of Sciences has published a new book arguing that acceptance of the theory of evolution does not require giving up a belief in God. The academy, the United States' pre-eminent scientific organization, previously published books on the subject in 1984 and 1999. Those books reported on evidence supporting evolution and argued against introducing creationism or other religious explanations for the origins of life in public school science classes, the newspaper said.
Personally, I believe creationism isn't "science"
I don't believe in God, but I always thought that any rational religious person (are there any? j/k) could just reconcile the two by God being the one that created the process of evolution.
I see you're point, but out of curiousity, what do you call the engineering of new species of bacteria and creation of "artificial life" ?
I don't understand the fuss about evolution and creationism in a Country were Church and State are separate under constitutional law
Originally posted by Alxandro
reply to post by palehorse23
Are you not reponsible for the creation of this second life form?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Academy of Sciences on Thursday issued a spirited defense of evolution as the bedrock principle of modern biology, arguing that it, not creationism, must be taught in public school science classes. The academy, which operates under a mandate from Congress to advise the government on science and technology matters, issued the report at a time when the theory of evolution, first offered in the 19th century, faces renewed attack by some religious conservatives. Creationism, based on the explanation offered in the Bible, and the related idea of "intelligent design" are not science and, as such, should not be taught in public school science classrooms, according to the report.