Submitted by Carrie Sager on February 9, 2009 - 08:54
If the NCSE Resources Page on Of Pandas and People isn't enough for you, there are many offsite resources available. Note: NCSE is not responsible for the content or upkeep of other websites.
THE BOOK "OF PANDAS AND PEOPLE: THE CENTRAL QUESTION OF BIOLOGICAL ORIGINS"Full text of "Of Pandas and People" searchable online at
Amazon.com (individual pages can be read with a free amazon.com account)
Book summary from a pro-ID webpage
Read the concluding pages, pp. 153-161, online at this Intelligent Design website:
The publisher webpage for the book (the Foundation for Thought and Ethics)
Some quotes from the book
ONLINE REVIEWS OF "OF PANDAS AND PEOPLE"The Pandas scam by William J. Bennetta
The "Intelligent Design" Hoax by William J. Bennetta
IN THEIR OWN WORDS"A Creationist Book For Public Schools"
Geoscience Research Institute
"[T]his superbly written book has no Biblical content, yet contains creationists' interpretations and refutations for evidences usually found in standard textbooks supporting evolution!"
Answers in Genesis
HISTORY OF PANDAS PROMOTIONCreationists Push Pseudo-Science Text by Leon Lynn
Sabotaging Science: Creationist Strategies in the '90's: Strategy 1: Creationism as Science by People for the American Way
The Discovery Institute: Genesis Of 'Intelligent Design' by Steve Benen of Americans United for Separation of Church and State
SEE ALSOLarson, Erik. "Darwinian Struggle: Instead of Evolution, A Textbook Proposes 'Intelligent Design'." Wall Street Journal. Section A, Page 1, Column 1. Monday, November 14, 1994. (NCSE archives; contact NCSE)
Beardsley, Tim. "Darwin Denied: Opponents of evolution make gains in schools" Scientific American, July 1995. (Archived pdf available at http://www.sciamarchive.org/)
Wexler, Jay D. "Of Pandas, People, and the First Amendment: The Constitutionality of Teaching Intelligent Design in the Public Schools," 49 Stanford Law Review 439-470 (1997). (Digital version available via LexisNexis or contacting NCSE)