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Creationist Attacks on Science Education: The Evolution of a Parasite
October 27, 2008
Hitchcock Hall, room 132 University of Washington, Seattle, WA
In working on the front lines of the creation/evolution fight, NCSE's Josh Rosenau has found that creationist arguments rely on widespread misconceptions about science and about evolution in particular. Just as parasites exploit weaknesses to gain access to new hosts, creationist ideas spread by preying on these misconceptions. By clearing up those misconceptions, we can help prevent those bad ideas from spreading.