Law: Darwin Wins

Creationism "is not science "

The Arkansas law had a surface plausibility: it merely required that if public schools teach the theories of "evolution science," they must also teach the theories of "creation science." But last week Federal Judge William Overton had little trouble determining that something constitutionally improper was going on under that surface. "The two-model approach of the creationists is simply a contrived dualism," wrote the judge. Creation science "is not science because it depends upon supernatural intervention, which is not guided by natural law." And since it is not science,...

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