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Should evolution (yes) or creationism (no) be taught in elementary and high schools?

  • Biased biased biased

    If one is truthful and unbiased they can see the mathematically odds of evolution are terrible, that's right TERRIBLE. I can expound but this is the wrong time and place, how many people here have honestly listened to a lecture against evolution?! Biased! I am not saying its wrong but the amount of evidence is hardly conclusive to say its fact.
    Mathematically what are the odds that of all the planets (that we know of so far and we know a few not a lot but a few) in all the galaxies on ours NON LIVING MATTER happened to have formed onto matter and then into FUNCTIONING amino acids and then into FUNCTIONING protein's and then into FUNCTIONING cells (! Do u even realize what that means? Do u realize how much goes on in a cell? Ask your local doctor) and that formed into FUNCTIONING living animals AND NOT JUST THE SAME TYPE OF ANIMAL BUT HUNDREDS OF DIFFERENT TYPES ALL WITH THEIR OWN NEEDS (or yeasts) and then formed into more complex animals with brains (!!!??!) and the environment just happened to have had all the right gases and nutrients to be able to hold them and let them survive (eg: oxygen water sunlight (at the right temperature) food) and that, that eventually led us to humans who have brains so complex that we don't even really know all that we are capable of and that we can interact with one another and that (the biggest surprise ) CAN PROCREATE ?!? (and all of the "coincidences" that go along with that... (phew :)) guess this is the right place for this.
    So what I mean is - take a look from an unbiased point of view for once, u don't have to accept god but don't tell me that evolution is a FACT, I cant accept that! And at least let the children of the next generation decide for themselves with all the knowledge at their disposal

  • Evolution Should be taught in all Public schools.

    Evolution may not have all the information but a good sum is there and there is far more evidence for evolution than either Intelligent design or creation. Even comparing the "Theory" of creation to the Theory of evolution is crazy. The evidence for creation is a two thousand year book that also states that Earth is the center of the universe. Where as Evolution has years of hard research from many scientists for hundreds of years.

  • The Constitution Says No

    In the United States constitution, it dictates that the government can not embrace a particular religion. Creationism is based upon certain religions, and if schools teach it, it would be going against the US constitution. Also, there is much fossil evidence saying that there is evolution, while no hard evidence for creationism.

  • Teaching creationism would be teaching religion, and there is no credible evidence to support creationism while there is for evolution.

    Scientists have found countless fossils to support the theory of evolution but for have none to support creationism. I find evolution hard to believe myself but the idea that animals and humans just appeared out of nowhere one day as they are today to be silly. Students need to be taught science so they will be informed of the world and how it works from what evidence shows, especially students who don't otherwise have access to scientific material.

  • Evolution has educational merit.

    Learning the details and processes involved with evolution has a lot more merit than those of creationism. There is actually science involved. Knowing about evolution provides a better understanding of the world.

    At best, creationism should be mentioned in history or sociology themed classes. It is an philosophical belief held by some, and know OF this belief could have some merit. But knowing the in depth details of something that is more or less made up on the spot would serve no function.

  • Evolution has educational merit.

    Learning the details and processes involved with evolution has a lot more merit than those of creationism. There is actually science involved. Knowing about evolution provides a better understanding of the world.

    At best, creationism should be mentioned in history or sociology themed classes. It is an philosophical belief held by some, and know OF this belief could have some merit. But knowing the in depth details of something that is more or less made up on the spot would serve no function.

  • No no no

    In the united states we have a policy of separation of church and state. Talking about religious topics creates strong feelings and even makes some people violent. It can make friends into enemies just as can politics. To add to that, there is not a ton to learn on evolution in basic high school anyways.


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