TITLE

INTELLIGENT DESIGN CREATIONISM: A Threat to Society - Not Just Biology

AUTHOR(S)
Berman, Marshall
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
American Biology Teacher (National Association of Biology Teache;Nov/Dec2003, Vol. 65 Issue 9, p646
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the biological and societal implications of the Intelligent Design (ID) movement that aims to disprove evolution and allow the possibility of an unspecified designer in science. Public opinion on the ID movement; Discussion on the governing goals and summary of the five year strategic plan of the movement; Common tactics of the movement that have been already employed in New Mexico and other states in the U. S.
ACCESSION #
11695918

 

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