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Cheers for this,
I saw a report the other day about a British faith school not teaching
evolution as well. Given the UK government's go-ahead for loads more faith
schools, I suspect we can expect more of this kind of thing in the UK.
> From: Steve Drew
> Reply To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Wednesday, March 13, 2002 0:13 AM
> To: Jom-emit
> Subject: More Fun And Games
> You've probably been here before with the Kansas(?) saga, but for those of
> us not in the USA have a look at this link.
> This seems to be a sneaky way to put god back into creation.
> In the Kansas saga they tried to get evolution describe as a theory that
> required equal weight be given to the bible. If i am correct, the people
> enacted this were thrown out once the parents found that their kids
> geology etc qualifications would be worthless if this BS continued.
> This is more subtle and deserve some attention. They do not deny Darwin or
> geology for now, but have opted for the Intelligence By Design idea. I.E.
> the universe is too well integrated and complex to have come about,
> therefore it must have been designed. Though they say it doesn't have to
> god as the designer, to my mind that is the eventual aim.
> Sex has gone on throughout human history, obviously! without knowing it
> contributing to human evolution. Similarly, people have released powerful
> memes without knowing they are doing it.
> We need to watch out for this one.
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