Wednesday, December 21, 2005 - Toobin: 'A very important precedent' - Dec 20, 2005

"TOOBIN: Including President Bush. And President Bush last year said very clearly that he thinks there should be alternatives to evolution taught, that he thinks -- as many of the supporters of intelligent design say -- you should teach the controversy. But those people suffered a real blow in the courtroom."
And I don't see what is wrong with teaching the controversy. If not in science class, then perhaps in history, government (or whatever a political science class might be called). We are so into showing all sides of the story, into discussing the controversies of the past, and of keeping students up-to-date on current events, etc. But this can't even be taught as a controversy? I think this is just the pendulum swinging the other way... My 2 cents.

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