Intelligent Design

Aub’s World

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In Isaac Asimov’s 1958 futuristic short story “The Feeling of Power,” Myron Aub is a technician who rediscovers arithmetic. Aub’s future world is one dominated by computers which do all the number crunching and people who not only are mathematically-challenged but, more importantly, don’t see the point. What good is math anyway? Today evolution has had a similar effect on our thinking. Just as computers can dull our mathematical skills, evolution dulls our critical thinking skills.  Read more

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    bornagain77 says:

    Dr. Hunter,

    The ‘dumbing’ down of science actually has a more straightforward answer. A answer of which the mandated teaching of Darwinism in public schools is but a symptom:

    The following video is fairly direct in establishing the ‘spiritual’ link to man’s ability to learn new information, in that it shows that the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) scores for students showed a steady decline, for seventeen years, from the consistent top, or near the top, spot in the world, after the removal of prayer from the public classroom by the Supreme Court in 1963, while the SAT’s for private Christian schools have remained steadily at the top near or at the top in the world:

    The Real Reason American Education Has Slipped – David Barton – video
    http://www.metacafe.com/watch/4318930

    A lot of people are concerned about the constitutionality of teaching evidence against evolution in public schools because of the establishment clause. The following article by Casey Luskin, who has a law degree, reveals that it is constitutional to teach evidence against evolution in public schools:

    Is It Legally Consistent for Darwin Lobbyists to Oppose Advocating, But Advocate Opposing, Intelligent Design in Public Schools? – August 2010
    http://www.evolutionnews.org/2.....37311.html

    This following, excellent, article by Casey Luskin has many references defending ID from both a evidential, and legal, point of view from a pretty nasty ‘smear article’ written by some Darwinist professors at SMU (Southern Methodist University):

    Responding to John Wise’s Table Pounding at Southern Methodist University – October 2010
    http://www.evolutionnews.org/2.....38841.html

    I think Michael Behe does an excellent job, in this following debate, of pointing out that materialistic evolutionists themselves, by their own admission in many cases, are promoting there very own religious viewpoint, Atheism, in public schools, and are thus in fact violating the establishment clause of the constitution:

    Should Intelligent Design Be Taught as Science? Michael Behe debates Stephen Barr – 2010 – video
    http://www.isi.org/lectures/fl.....4/lectures

    I love the part in the preceding video in which Dr. Behe makes the obvious observation that ‘to continue to deny design makes you irrational in your thinking and science’ (paraphrase)

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