RE: teaching evolution in Wisconsin

Susan Brassfield (
Mon, 4 Oct 1999 09:37:50 -0600

Stephen Jones wrote:
>This is why the materialist-naturalists are so panicky about the ID
>movement. It is basing its case on philosophical theism, in particular the
>argument from design, not on Genesis.

Intelligent Design (aka supernatural intervention) has no empirical basis.
The strongest evidence for it is a few creationists saying "well, by golly,
it looks designed to *me*!" Without any supporting evidence it will
eventually evaporate. It is a religious idea based in the wishful thinking
of a few conservative Christians.



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