Friday, November 18, 2005

Why don't religious fanatics listen?

This comes straight from the Vatican where they say that Intelligent Design is not science

Vatican's chief astronomer said Friday that "intelligent design" isn't science and doesn't belong in science classrooms, the latest high-ranking Roman Catholic official to enter the evolution debate in the United States.

The Rev. George Coyne, the Jesuit director of the Vatican Observatory, said placing intelligent design theory alongside that of evolution in school programs was "wrong" and was akin to mixing apples with oranges.

"Intelligent design isn't science even though it pretends to be," the ANSA news agency quoted Coyne as saying on the sidelines of a conference in Florence. "If you want to teach it in schools, intelligent design should be taught when religion or cultural history is taught, not science."

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Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Intelligent Design?

And Kansas just allowed the schools to let teach cast doubt on evolution and promote alternative versions like "intelligent design". Does anyone seem to realize that "intelligent design" is evolution mixed in with God, so essentially it is a religious concept. I am just waiting for the schools to promote Creationism as a scientific fact, because hey. Science does not actually have to use the "scientific method", does it?