RESOURCES FOR RESPONDING TO THOSE OPPOSED TO TEACHING EVOLUTION FULLY

Discovery
Discovery
January 1, 1985
RESOURCES FOR RESPONDING TO THOSE OPPOSED TO TEACHING EVOLUTION FULLY

Discussions about how evolution should be covered in school curricula should focus on science and evidence, not on personal attacks. Unfortunately, when you try to improve the teaching of evolution in your school district, groups opposed to teaching any criticisms of evolutionary theory may attack your motives, your sources, and your honesty. They may also seek to smear the personal characters of leading scientists who are skeptical of neo-Darwinism. Here are some resources for responding to some of most common attacks you may encounter:

***Truth Sheet: The Real Truth about Jonathan Wells [see attached doc]

***Truth Sheet: Alan Gishlick and the National Center for Science Education Misrepresent Jonathan Wells's Science Credentials [see attached doc]

***Truth Sheet: How the NCSE Uses False Charges of "Misquotation" to Stifle Scientific Debate [see attached doc]

Attached Files:

File: TS2-NSCEWells.pdf - 99k
Description: Truth Sheet about the NCSE False Attcaks on Jonathan Wells

File: TS4-NCSEquotes.pdf - 47k
Description: How the NCSE Uses False Charges of \"Misquotation\" to Stifle Scientific Debate

File: TSWells1.pdf - 53k
Description: Truth Sheet about Jonathan Wells