Re: Raw Story: Four states considering laws that challenge the teaching of evolution
Originally Posted by Predicto
You said it better than I did.
The key point is - science class teaches how to apply scientific principles to natural problems. Creationism does not apply those same principles. It applies a supernatural, faith based structure. Teaching it in science class not only wastes time, but it actively undermines a student's understanding of how the scientific method is applied.
Do these proposed Bills say that Theology must be taught in Science Courses? If that's the case, then I totally get your argument. No issues there. However, I see no reason it can't be taught in another class if that is what each state would like to see happen.
Last edited by ABQCOWBOY; February-1st-2013 at 02:13 PM.