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Roger Stanyard's Avatar Jump to comment 16 by Roger Stanyard

One of the key issues that is widely lost in the "debates" over science and religion is that fundamentalism (as distinct from religion in general) is a serious political issue - between what is essentially a call for a theocratic state and what can broadly be described as the modern liberal democracy. The fundamentalists (YECers/IDers are nearly all fundemntalists_ are driven by a hard line ideology and they want to be in control.

Organisations such as the Christiann Coaltion, the Moral Majority, Focus on the Family, the National Association of Evangelicals, Truth in Science and the Discovery Institute are deeply political organisations.

There is no debate between YERers/IDers and science. Science has won. The YECers and IDers have contribute absolutely nothing to science in the last 50 years.

Sun, 29 Jun 2008 04:54:00 UTC | #191020