Science Is Defiance, Religion Is Compliance

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“No myth of miraculous creation is so marvelous as the face of man's evolution” (Robert Briffault).” In today’s world Religion is kept out of public schools and instead Scientific theories are taught in its place. Causing much controversy among the populous of the world. Religious parents want their kids to learn their beliefs instead of the proven or widely accepted scientific reasoning, and non-religious parents being angered by these religious fanatics trying to force their beliefs onto the public school system. Intelligent Design (ID) is the new fighter in this debate. It tries to bring together Evolution and creationism, by explaining that a higher being created the universe, and set everything into motion, but at the same time not disproving Evolution. Supporters argue that ID should be taught alongside Evolution. Supporters believe that ID is a scientific theory that accepts evolution and compliments it. However, Evolution is the only theory that belongs in schools, It is the only theory backed by scientific facts, and It is the only theory that is not associated with any religious beliefs.
Intelligent Design is a more modern version of the age old theory “creationism.” Supporters are trying to claim that ID is a scientific theory, and therefore belongs in public schools. ID does not discourage Evolution but instead works with it to explain the origin of life, and that ID is not just “a disguised version of the Biblical story of Creation, which is a religious topic” (W. E. Jacobs). Since ID does not discourage Evolution, it does not follow the book of genesis’ belief of “Creationism” that the world was created in 6 days, instead it only states that the universe was set into motion by an Intelligent Designer. So by not bei...

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...that Religion is not a science, and neither is Intelligent Design. Instead Religion is a natural Phenomena that proves Evolution, they have evolved over time, and been changed and adapted to the age that they exist in. Comparable to the common cow, that has been evolved, domesticated, and designed by human beings for their needs. Dan states that Intelligent Design exists, but not in the state that people are arguing. He argues that instead of a higher god, or being, humans are the Designers. People have advanced the world, from domesticating the cow, to adapting their own religions. So therefore since Intelligent design has the backing of religious beliefs it would impose on peoples first amendment rights, and therefore can not be taught as science classes that would force people to believe these beliefs as proven theories that are accepted by the science community.

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