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Georgia

Evolution

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Standard Evolutionary Theory Has Shortcomings

As a theorist who uses quantum mechanics to solve problems ranging from biochemistry to astrophysics, the subject of this essay is of great interest to me. It is a question that is discussed in depth in my University of Georgia freshman seminar entitled “Science and Christianity: Conflict or Coherence?” This autumn 18 gifted UGA students and I are spending six Read More ›

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Amended Evolution Policy OK’d

MARIETTA, GA — — The Cobb County Board of Education unanimously approved an amended policy Thursday allowing “disputed views” to be taught in local classrooms. The policy allows alternate views on evolution to be discussed in science classes — but included a last minute addition intended to clarify the board’s position that it does not endorse the teaching of creationism Read More ›

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Cobb County (Georgia) School Board Promotes Academic Freedom, Not Religion

Praising the adoption Thursday night of a policy encouraging the “discussion of disputed views” about evolution in Cobb County, Georgia schools, Discovery Institute President Bruce Chapman called the decision “a victory for academic freedom and good science education” and faulted critics of the policy for “trying to mischaracterize the controversy as a battle over religion.” “The policy adopted by the Read More ›

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Scientists Reach Out to Cobb In Support of “Disputed Views”

MARIETTA, GA — — Amid the controversy over the Cobb Board of Education’s proposed policy concerning evolution, a group of scientists and professors have come forward to say that not all academics are pro-Darwinism. In an open letter sent Friday to members of the Cobb school board, a professor of medicine at Emory University said he supports the board’s efforts Read More ›