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Why Evolution is Difficult

Featuring: 
Eugenie C. Scott, Ph.D.
Eugenie C. Scott
Time: 
3:15am
Date: 
May 15, 2011
Location: 
Orange County Freethought Alliance Annual Conference
Orange County Airport Hilton
18800 MacArthur Boulevard
Irvine, California

Evolution is a difficult subject for religious conservatives for obvious reasons: it conflicts with a literal interpretation of the Bible. But even religious moderates can find evolution a distasteful subject: it Freethought Alliance Logo: Freethought Alliance Logoinfringes on some important attitudes towards human exceptionalism, as well as religious beliefs about the importance of a personal God. Many religious progressives, on the other hand, rejecting biblical literalism and human exceptionalism, and holding a personal God, simplistically understood, to be less important to their theology, often embrace evolution.

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