Victories and Warnings for Evolution

So the Ohio School Board overturned a previous decision to add wording about ?critical analysis? of evolutionary theory. Though the wording sounds somewhat innocuous several evolution defenders have painted it as the next permutation of Intelligent Design?s grand plans to cram a creation story into science class. So, this is an important victory and only one of the first that can be nearly directly attributed to the outcome of the Dover case. Quotes from the __New York Times__ linkurl:article

Brendan Maher
Feb 14, 2006
So the Ohio School Board overturned a previous decision to add wording about ?critical analysis? of evolutionary theory. Though the wording sounds somewhat innocuous several evolution defenders have painted it as the next permutation of Intelligent Design?s grand plans to cram a creation story into science class. So, this is an important victory and only one of the first that can be nearly directly attributed to the outcome of the Dover case. Quotes from the __New York Times__ linkurl:article;http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/15/national/15cnd-evolution.html hit the chords you would expect from the major players on both sides of the argument, except for a striking plea by IDer Michael Behe who has taken to calling on dead people to support his case. Of those that would use the government to discount ID (as opposed to using the government to push a scientifically vacuous concept), he says. **Do they really want to be on the side of...

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