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Author Topic:   No evolution/creation debate in Europe
Minnemooseus
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Message 97 of 107 (479962)
08-31-2008 9:43 AM


The European politics of creationism/ID
My question to our European members:
Can and do significant political figures speak out, saying something along the lines of "Creationism and intelligent design do not have any substance and support in what we can and do observe in reality"?
Nationwide, and probably in most local jurisdictions in the U.S., to do such would be political suicide.
Moose

Professor, geology, Whatsamatta U
Evolution - Changes in the environment, caused by the interactions of the components of the environment.
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