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Salomon Says: Creationism Vs. Evolution

Salomon Says: Creationism Vs. Evolution

Does it belong in our classrooms? What's your opinion? (1 min. 55 sec)

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Published: December 17, 2005


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Visitor Comments: 45

(45) suzi, December 14, 2010 8:04 PM

Can we debate the theory of Evolution in class

Why not? Everything is debatable; we are not talking about fighting, just intelligent discussion. I recall as a child, I decided that both evolution and Creation melted into one. A long time ago, and far far away, I decided, Adam and Eve were like Cave people in looks, then we evolved. This is not so simple to me now. Where did I go wrong?

(44) Neftali DE JESUS, July 28, 2010 6:01 AM

Intelligent Design Is Science

The typical argument from the pro-evolutionists is that "Creationism is not science." Rabbi has a strong point because, teaching kids where they came from (Origins science) is no longer in the realms of empirical knowledge. So if you are going to teach one non-verifiable theory, then you should teach another non-verifiable theory "Intelligent Design." Especially when the majority of the country believes in the latter theory. No one is ever going to argue empirical science (the boiling temp of water) for example. However, a theory that is built upon a speculative belief system is pseudo-scientific. If people want to teach a form of non-observable mythology for adults in a science class. Then it should be fair to teach the theory of Intelligent Design in a science class concerning Origin Sciences.

(43) Ronald Elrod, April 8, 2009 5:25 PM

Which is Right

Just because evolutionist say Creationism shouldn't be taught in a classroom doesn't mean your right. I am not sorry for what I am about to say. Evolutionist's can say what they may but it's not just their opinion that matters it's also Creationist's opinion who matter. And I am sick and tired of everyone who doesn't believe in Creationism and/or GOD trying to tell those that do that your opinion or your facts are void and don't line up with our science. We are always finding new ways and reasons why science isn't always right. And for everyone who wants to believe they were once an ape...well I guess that sort of thinking does come from an irresponsible mind. However, I choose to believe and know that I am right when I say Creationism is the only way. Yes parts of evolution are solid but not all of it which may I remind you that's why it's still a "theory". However you teach it in your classrooms and you try to brainwash the youth of today, and yesterday. But you won't allow the "theory" of Creationism to be taught. I say you are just pluggin in our youth to your "wrong thinking". What is right? GOD is right and there is an absolute truth and that TRUTH IS GOD and HIS WORD. There is no room in our lives for your perverted "situational ethics way-of-thinking".

(42) Anonymous, September 17, 2008 8:11 PM

Copernicus was right/ church wasn't.

Creationism is not science and therefore doesn't belong in a science class. If you want to teach it in a religions or literature class fine. Since the discovery of evolution -- scienctific knowledge has exploded because we understand a lot more about how biology works. When they wrote the constitution they didn't know about evolution so they couldn't write about it. Hey, religious people have been wrong about science before no matter how many of them believed-- look what they did to Copernicus. They also almost passed a law in America to make the number pi = 3 because it fit in with Biblical measurements.

(41) Joshua Munk, July 13, 2008 10:23 PM

You made a mistake

To answer your question: "Wasn't it Benjamin Frankline who wrote in the Declaration of Independence..." No, it was Thomas Jefferson.

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