Creationism du jour

Eugenie C. ScottEugenie C. Scott

Creationism du jour

Eugenie C. Scott
April 16, 2012
La Notte Restaurant
140 Lygon Street
Carlton, Victoria, Australia

After the failure of creation science and intelligent design to survive legal tests of their constitutionality, the creationist movement Victorian Skeptics logoevolved new strategies. These call for teaching the “strengths and weaknesses of evolution” or the “critical analysis of evolution” which are creationism in disguise. In lieu of policies promoting the teaching of creation science or Intelligent Design, modern creationists try to change state science education standards or pass state legislation to promote these “softer” and less-obvious approaches. Such “Academic Freedom Act” legislation has popped up in several states already, and reflects the creationism du jour.

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