Fwd: Kansas Rejects Evolution In Science Classes
dstarret at BIOLOGY.SEMO.EDU
Thu Aug 12 17:55:33 EST 1999
>> >Religious groups have argued that evolution cannot be proven, and some
>> >that evolution is not in accordance with Biblical teachings regarding the
>> >origins of life.
>> >``It's deception,'' said Tom Willis, director of the Creation Science
>> >Association for Mid-America, which helped write the new standards. ``You
>> >can't go into the laboratory or the field and make the first fish. When
>> >tell students that science has determined (evolution to be true), you're
>> >deceiving them.''
Last I checked we weren't any closer to 'proving' the existence of God or
"creation"!!! Telling students there is a God or creation is true is just
as deceptive, is it not? What the heck am I missing?
I deal with this same issue constantly here in SE Missouri, an extension of
the same bible belt as in KS. I dread the thought that such a
narrow-minded view/proclamation would show up here. At one point here, it
was decreed that the two kingdom system be taught... the kingdom of man,
and the kingdom of all other life....
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