Intelligent Design Vs. Evolution Debate

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The Intelligent Design Versus Evolution Debate: An Overview Intelligent Design vs. Evolution , 2008 Neil Munro writes on issues of science and technology for the National Journal, a weekly magazine on politics and government. The intelligent-design (ID) and evolution controversy is a debate between those who oppose scientific materialism, a belief system that ID advocates claim ignores moral concerns and religious values, and scientists defending years of scientific accomplishments. ID proponents claim that the theory of evolution does not explain complex processes and that public schools should teach that an intelligent designer could fill these gaps. Scientists argue that no scientific evidence supports the existence of an intelligent designer.…show more content…
Robert John Russell "Evolution and Christian Faith: A Response to Cardinal Christoph Schönborn: Intelligent Design Is an Ideology, not a Science," America, February 20, 2006. Peter Slevin "Evolution's Grass-Roots Defender Grows in Virginia," Washington Post, July 20, 2005. Peter Steinfels "Eighty Years After Scopes, A Professor Reflects on Unabated Opposition to Evolutionists," New York Times, June 18, 2005. Steven Waldman "Careful What You Wish For," beliefnet, 2006, Web sites Evolution Minute Evolution Minute posts current and archived news podcasts that feature commentary from all sides of the controversy regarding the origins of life brought about by fundamentalist Christians and Muslims questioning Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. The Web site is developed by teachers for teachers and is not affiliated with any religious or secular interest group. Its purpose is to inform and educate concerning the evolution creationism controversy. The TalkOrigins Archive TalkOrigins Archive is a collection of articles responding to questions posted at the newsgroup about the debate over biological and physical origins, particularly the creation/evolution controversy. It also posts articles rebutting assertions of intelligent design or creationist advocates. Uncommon Descent Uncommon Descent is the Weblog of Intelligent Design advocates William Dembski, Denyse O'Leary, and others. Contributors believe that science is being used to promote a materialistic worldview that leads to incorrect and unsupported conclusions about biological and cosmological origins. The group argues instead that intelligent design offers a promising scientific alternative to materialistic theories
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